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Rain and Wind Ruin Elon Musk’s Plans To Return To Space

Mon Jan 09 07:57:45 EST 2017 | Daily Caller
Billionaire CEO Elon Musk delayed plans to return to space Sunday due to rain and bad weather. Musk’s company SpaceX planned to launch 10 small probes into orbit for satellite operator Iridium Sunday, which would have been the company’s first launch after an explosion in September grounded SpaceX for months. Rain and high winds could potentially disrupt the delicate calculations necessary to put a rocket into orbit. “The FAA accepted the investigation report on the AMOS-6 mishap a..

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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 ..
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(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..
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia says it will launch a civilian satellite into orbit in three to five years to better predict weather conditions and for remote sensing activit..
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...
Billionaire CEO Elon Musk delayed plans to return to space Sunday due to rain and bad weather. Musk’s company SpaceX planned to launch 10 small probes into orbit for..
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia says it will launch a civilian satellite into orbit in three to five years to better predict weather conditions and for remote sensing activit..
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia says it will launch a civilian satellite into orbit in three to five years to better predict weather conditions and for remote sensing activit..
This was the final hurdle SpaceX needed to clear before resuming operations on January 8th. The upcoming launch will (hopefully) see a Falcon 9 version 1.2 launch an Iridium Next s..
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 ..
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..
LEESBURG, VA (WUSA9) - The Satellite Network Operations Center at Iridium is rehearsing for a new satellite to be launched on a SpaceX rocket that will start replacing an aging com..
AKRON, Ohio - Some pretty warm temperatures and rain are ahead for Wednesday in Akron. The morning will start in the low 30s, but by 12 p.m. temperatures will reaching 40, and will..
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Cloudy skies are going to overtake Cleveland today, with some rain moving in this evening. Small chances last all day, but after 6 p.m. they bump up to 50 percent..
The cold front that swept into the Tampa Bay area Saturday will mean a chilly morning dipping into the upper 30s today and warming to the upper 50s this afternoon, forecasters said..
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..
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..
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..
PORTLAND, Ore. --  After an early morning lull, expect freezing rain this morning and early afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures will rise above ..
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A pilot adjusts flight controls inside the cockpit onboard a passenger aircraft, operated by Wizz Air Holdings Plc, at Liszt Ferenc airport in Budapest, Hungary, on Monday, Jan. 9,..
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..
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Though freezing rain continues east of Interstate 205 and in pockets of sub-freezing air around the Portland area, warmer temperatures beginning at about 10 p.m. ..
When Elon Musk challenged the world to create ideas to revolutionize and innovate transportation, many answered. People from all over the world came forward with ideas and plans in..
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..
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..