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Caution rules: Foul weather prolongs four-month SpaceX launch hiatus - CSMonitor.com

Mon Jan 09 07:00:52 EST 2017 | The CS Monitor
—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 by a launchpad explosion. The firm, commonly known as SpaceX, had announced last week that its investigation into the explosion was complete and that it planned to return to flight over the weekend. But a winter storm pummeling central California conspired with other conflicts, the company said, to force at least a we..

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It is finally confirmed. After a four-month gap, SpaceX has received the all-clear to resume flights starting Jan. 9, when a Falcon 9 rocket launch is scheduled to carry 10 Iridium..
Private commercial space launch company SpaceX has been beset with troubles ever since the Sept.1 explosion of a Falcon 9 rocket on its launch pad in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The E..
ABOVE VIDEO: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded on the pad during a static test firing on Sept. 1, 2016 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Sation. (USLaunchReport ..
(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..
SpaceX’s upcoming Falcon 9 launch has been postponed, again. The launch, originally scheduled to take place on Jan. 8, had been pushed back to Jan. 9, and on Sunday, it was resched..
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 ..
Iridium Communications was very forgiving after SpaceX's Falcon 9 exploded last September 2016. Now, the company wants SpaceX to get it right. Because the January Falcon 9 relaunch..
SpaceX has concluded their explosion investigation and is ready to resume their space transport service. (Photo : http://www.gettyimages.com/license/505316992) Elon Musk's commerci..
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..
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 ..
Elon Musk is definitely not stopping. He is welcoming the new year, hopefully not with a "bang." A few days into January 2017 and the SpaceX founder is already pushing out news on ..
  Forecast remains on track. Snow turning to freezing rain Saturday, then a major ice storm Sunday. The western valleys are under a Winter Storm Warning beginning at 10 am Sat..
  Winter Storm Warning today.  Forecast remains on track. Snow turning to freezing rain Saturday, then a major ice storm Sunday. East winds could cause power outages.&nbs..
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Elon Musk’s SpaceX rocket company has been cleared to resume flying following a launch pad explosion four months ago, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration ..
A woman looks out from her home surrounded by flood waters from the overflowing Petaluma River during a winter storm in Petaluma, California, January 8, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam C..
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..
ABOVE VIDEO: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded on the pad during a static test firing on Sept. 1, 2016 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Sation. (USLaunchReport ..
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Temperatures might have been bitter cold Monday morning, but for the next few days, you're going to notice a break in the frigid temperatures. A warm front is lea..
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..
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Lingering moisture from a low-pressure system has prompted some lake effect snow expected to continue through Friday night, but for the rest of the weekend, dry a..
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...
COVER STORY: Virtual reality check Virtual reality headsets were all the rage at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this past week, allowing viewers to enter a virtual worl..
As drones become a more common sight overhead, the government has started to think more and more about how to protect the skies. At CES 2017, the Federal Aviation Administrati..
CLEVELAND, Ohio - A bitterly cold weekend is ahead for Northeast Ohio. With passing low- and high-pressure systems, a cold front overnight Saturday, winds will stick around 15 mph ..
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Precipitation chances are slowly dwindling this weekend as the atmospheric models are in better agreement with the passage of a high pressure system and a weak co..
CLEVELAND, Ohio - More snow and freezing rain is ahead for Northeast Ohio this weekend. A high pressure system will keep Friday nice and dry, but warm fronts Saturday and Sunday ar..
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Elon Musk’s SpaceX rocket company has been cleared to resume flying following a launch pad explosion four months ago, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration ..
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..
(RENO, Nev.) — Much of Northern California and the Sierra Nevada braced for potential flooding into the weekend as a winter storm that dumped more than 2 feet of snow around Lake T..
What you need to know about the expected winter storm Friday night and Saturday: Start time: Approximately 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Some stray snow showers possible during the afternoon a..
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Some mild temperatures, but wintry mix showers are ahead for Northeast Ohio this weekend. Friday will be the only dry day of the weekend, with just partly cloudy ..
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 ..
NASA has recently awarded four more contracts each to SpaceX and Boeing to ferry its astronauts to the International Space Station in 2018. This brings the total number of mis..
Freezing rain has replaced the snow and will continue on and off overnight.  Freezing rain will become steadier and heavier in the morning and glaze the Willamette Valley ..
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Jan. 10 (UPI) -- The U.S. Air Force has encapsulated its Space Based Infrared System satellite in preparation for the craft's planned launch. The satellite, b..