United States – Imminent decision to launch SpaceX human space flight

We will have to wait until we know the weather better to decide, on Saturday morning, whether the first manned SpaceX flight can start.

Cape Canaveral, Florida.


The decision to launch or not the first manned flight of the American company SpaceX on Saturday afternoon will be taken the same morning, after observing the weather, announced on Friday the NASA boss.

Fear of lightning, the first attempt to launch the Crew Dragon capsule to the International Space Station (ISS) with two astronauts on board was canceled on Wednesday, just 17 minutes before scheduled takeoff time.

“No weather decision has yet been made on Saturday’s test flight of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft. We will reassess the situation tomorrow morning, ”tweeted NASA chief Jim Bridenstine.

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