SpaceX set to launch its tenth batch of Starlink satellites June 26However, bad weather threatens the launch – it only has a 40% chance of liftoff Isolated storms in the area could bring heavy cloud cover and lightningIf all goes well, this batch will bring the total of satellites to nearly 600
Poor weather seems to have it out for SpaceX – storms delayed the firm’s historical mission to the International Space Station and now they threaten the next Starlink satellite launch.
The company is set to send its tenth batch June 26, but forecasts show the Falcon 9 has just a 40 percent chance of taking off from Kennedy Space Center.
Isolated storms a predicted to rip through the area with heavy cloud cover and possible lighting, which could keep the Falcon 9 grounded.
The mission brings the space-based internet constellation to nearly 600 and will also carry two 110-pound observation satellites as part of the SpaceX rideshare program.
SpaceX is set to send its tenth batch June 26, but forecasts show the Falcon 9 has just a 40 percent chance of taking off from Kennedy Space Center
SpaceX has accelerated its efforts over the past month, sending dozens of Starlinks to orbit every week to create its global internet network.
The Elon Musk-owned aerospace company is also inviting those interested in the service since up ‘to get updates on Starlink news and service availability in your area,’ according to SpaceX.
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