SpaceX aims to launch Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Thursday due to weather


BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — SpaceX is standing down today’s launch and is aiming for a Thursday June 13 launch at 4:46 p.m.

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SpaceX is planning to launch a Falcon 9 rocket from Florida’s Space Coast on Wednesday.


It will carry 22 new Starlink satellites into orbit for the company’s high-speed internet network.

SpaceX is targeting a 5:20 p.m. liftoff from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.

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Following the launch, the rocket’s first stage booster will land on “Just Read the Instructions,” a droneship stationed in the Atlantic Ocean.

Wednesday’s rainy forecast could play a factor in delaying the mission.

At last report, officials indicated weather conditions were only 5% favorable for launch.

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When it happens, you can see the rocket launch live on Channel 9 and right here at WFTV.com.

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