Is the SpaceX rocket launch still on for tonight?
Liftoff is at 11:55 p.m. EDT (8:55 p.m. PDT/0355 GMT). Liftoff of the Falcon 9 rocket and its 51 Starlink satellites is set for 11:55 p.m. EDT (8:55 p.m. PDT/0355 GMT). …
What time is the SpaceX Falcon 9 launch?
Rocket Launch: August 29, 2021 2:45 AM ET | SpaceX Falcon 9 CRS-23.
Was the launch scrubbed today?
Boeing’s Starliner OFT-2 launch has been scrubbed for Tuesday due to a technical issue with the spacecraft, according to multiple sources. “We’re confirming today’s #Starliner Orbital Flight Test-2 launch is scrubbed,” Boeing tweeted.
Where did Falcon 9 land today?
Update: Liftoff of Falcon 9 at 3:31 p.m.! The rocket launched 88 payloads on a polar trajectory and successfully landed at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, generating loud sonic booms as expected.
How many launches will SpaceX do in 2021?
SpaceX has already logged 15 Falcon 9 launches so far in 2021, all originating from Florida’s Space Coast.
Why was SpaceX launch Cancelled today?
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk confirmed on Twitter that today’s launch delay was caused by a plane flying inside the launch range perimeter, a keep-out zone around the rocket’s flight path. Today’s launch by SpaceX would have sent 88 satellites into orbit on the company’s Transporter 2 rideshare mission.
Why was SpaceX launch scrubbed today?
SpaceX officials said the launch from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station was scrubbed because of an object in the range. Shortly after the delay, Musk posted on Twitter the scrub was caused when “an aircraft entered the ‘keep out zone,’ which is unreasonably gigantic.” Musk has been critical of the agency in the past.
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How many Starlink launches will there be in 2021?
As of 14 September 2021, SpaceX has launched 1,740 Starlink satellites, including demo satellites Tintin A and B. They plan to launch up to 60 more per Falcon 9 flight, with launches as often as every two weeks in 2021.