UPDATE: SpaceX pushes Falcon 9 rocket launch to Monday

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — SpaceX crews are working to launch a Falcon 9 rocket carrying 28th resupply mission from Florida’s Space Coast this week. See updates below:

Sunday update:

SpaceX said they would stand down from its Saturday launch of NASA’s CRS-28 mission to the International Space Station because of high winds.


The new launch window will begin at 11:47 a.m. Monday, June 5.

The space company said a backup opportunity would be on Wednesday.

Crews will monitor weather conditions, which look to be 60% favorable.

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Saturday update:

SpaceX said they are pushing back the launch to Sunday, June 4, at 12:12 p.m. for more vehicle preparations and better weather conditions.

A backup launch opportunity is on Monday.

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Previous report:

The rocket company is launching a Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station.

The launch is set to blast off from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station at 12:35 p.m. Saturday.

The spacecraft will be carrying crew supplies and station hardware.

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Including the next pair of roll-out solar arrays that will be installed later this summer.

If Saturday’s launch happens, you can watch it live on Eyewitness News at Noon.

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