CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – SpaceX on Wednesday bumped its subsequent astronaut launch by a day due to dangerously excessive waves and wind offshore.
Liftoff is now scheduled for early Friday morning from NASA’s Kennedy Area Heart, when higher climate is anticipated.
The SpaceX Dragon capsule has the power to abort the launch all the best way to orbit in case of an emergency. That’s why good climate is required not solely on the Florida launch website, however all the best way up the East Coast and throughout the North Atlantic to Eire.
The 4 astronauts — from the U.S., Japan and France — will spend six months on the Worldwide Area Station.
This can be SpaceX’s third launch of astronauts for NASA in lower than a 12 months. NASA turned to non-public corporations as soon as the shuttle program ended to haul not solely provides to the area station, but additionally folks. SpaceX started delivering cargo in 2012 and flew its first crew up final Might.
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