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Weather delays resumption of SpaceX's rocket launches

Mon Jan 09 01:29:50 EST 2017 | PHYS ORG
Bad weather has postponed SpaceX's plan to resume flights of its Falcon 9 rocket until at least January 14, the California-based private space firm said. SpaceX had planned a launch on Monday of 10 Iridium NEXT communications satellites from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. "Launch moving due to high winds and rains at Vandenberg. Other range conflicts this week results in next available launch date being January 14th," SpaceX said on Twitter on Sunday. An unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9 ro..

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SpaceX’s first rocket launch since August has been pushed back to January 14th, due to rain and heavy winds that are expected near the launch site in California over the next week...
It looks like fans of SpaceX would have to wait a little longer to see the space company's first Falcon 9 rocket launch since August 2016. SpaceX postponed a planned Jan. 9 liftoff..
Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. has delayed a planned return to flight for another week owing to bad weather and predictions of continuing storms around a central ..
(Photo : NASA via Getty Images) In this handout provided by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), SpaceXs Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft lift off from La..
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SpaceX is ready to give Falcon 9 another shot at launching into space from the Vandenberg Air Force Base at 1:22 p.m E.T. on Jan. 9. The company initially announced plans for ..
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Bad weather has postponed SpaceX's plan to resume flights of its Falcon 9 rocket until at least January 14, the California-based private space firm said. SpaceX had planned a launc..
HAWTHORNE, Calif., Jan. 8 (UPI) -- SpaceX's planned rocket launch was delayed five days until Jan. 14 because of bad weather. The launch was originally scheduled for 10:22 a.m. Mon..
Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. has delayed a planned return to flight for another week owing to bad weather and predictions of continuing storms around a central ..
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SpaceX postponed a scheduled launch of its Falcon 9 rocket Sunday because of high winds and rain at Vandenberg Air Force Base. The launch would have been the company..
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - SpaceX is pushing back its next rocket launch because of high winds and rain at its launch site in California. SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, which was scheduled t..
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—High winds and rain prompted Space Exploration Technologies Corp. to once again postpone its scheduled launch of a Falcon 9 rocket Sunday, prolonging a four-month lull caused..
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SpaceX's much-vaunted return to flight just hit a snag. Iridium has revealed that the Falcon 9 rocket launch has been pushed pack several days to January 14th, at 12:54PM Eastern. ..
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