View Full Version : SpaceX Dragon Launch Slides to May 19

2012-May-08, 03:20 AM
SpaceX has announced that the upcoming launch of the firms Falcon 9 and Dragon spacecraft on the commercial COTS 2 mission has been postponed to a new target date of no earlier than May 19 with a backup launch date of May 22. On May 19, the Falcon 9 rocket would lift off on its [...]

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2012-May-08, 07:53 PM
... and now we also get into the reason Florida isn't the best place for a spaceport;
we are slipping into the rainy season down here and toward hurricane season.

Now they are going to have to compete with weather conditions for their launch times.