SpaceX Cargo Mission Rescheduled for Sunday Over Bad Weather
© REUTERS / JOE SKIPPERA United Launch Alliance Vulcan Pathfinder first stage (L) is shown after it arrived for cryogenic tanking tests on Pad 41 at the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Florida, U.S. August 26, 2021. At right a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket sits atop Pad 39A.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The launch of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft was one day delayed over poor weather conditions, NASA said on Saturday.
"Due to weather, today’s @SpaceX cargo mission is postponed," the space agency wrote on Twitter.
The next opportunity to launch the CRS-23 mission is on Sunday, at 07:14 GMT. It will deliver the necessary supplies for the research activity and a new crew to the International Space Station. The docking is expected on Monday, according to NASA.
Initially, the launch was planned for 07:37 GMT on Saturday, from Cape Canaveral, Florida.