SpaceX Starlink satellite launch canceled due to weather concerns

Launch will be livestreamed in this article

A Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket with a payload of approximately 60 satellites for SpaceX's Starlink broadband network lifts off from pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Wednesday, March 18, 2020. (AP Photo/John Raoux) (John Raoux, Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla.UPDATE: SpaceX has canceled its latest attempt to launch its Starlink satellites, citing weather concerns.

The liftoff was scheduled for 10:59 a.m. Wednesday, but the cancellation order was made just minutes before.

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The next scheduled attempt to launch could be Friday, WKMG-TV in Florida reports.


(Original Story)

SpaceX is scheduled to launch Starlink satellites from a Falcon 9 Wednesday from the Kennedy Space Center.

Delays and cancellations, however, are possible. If there is not a livestream available, check back at a later time.

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The launch reportedly will be the 10th mission in support of the constellation of networked satellites known as Starlink.

The goal of Starlink is to create a network that will help provide internet services to those who are not yet connected, and to provide reliable and affordable internet across the globe.

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