SpaceX delays the Starlink mission’s launch date

SpaceX delays the Starlink mission’s launch date

According to SpaceX, the California-based company’s Falcon 9 rocket is set to take off from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station’s Space Launch Complex 40.

Now, on Thursday, December 7, backup attempts will be accepted until 2:59 a.m. ET. The launch window will open at 12:07 a.m. ET. At first, it was scheduled to open at 11:01 p.m. ET. The new launch time was announced by SpaceX without explanation.

The 45th Weather Squadron has projected a 95% chance of favorable liftoff conditions; the liftoff winds are the only area of concern.

The next attempt, if the launch is canceled, is scheduled for Thursday, December 7, with a launch window opening at 11:01 p.m. ET.

Entering Orbit

Except for this one, this Falcon 9’s first-stage booster, designated B1077, has completed eight successful missions.

Five-man crew

GPS III Space Vehicle 06 Intelsat G-37, CRS-28, and Inmarsat I-6 F2.
Starlink missions 5–10
Starlink missions 6–13
Starlink mission 6-25

The first-stage booster is anticipated to land on the droneship following the stage separation. Simply follow the directions that are located in the Atlantic Ocean.

Concerning the mission

23 Starlink satellites are anticipated to be launched into low-Earth orbit by the Starlink 6-33 mission, where they will join thousands of other mechanical siblings already in orbit.

According to Starlink, a SpaceX company, these Starlink V2 Mini satellites, which weigh 1,760 pounds (800 kilograms) apiece, will offer internet services to numerous locations worldwide.