CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida – The launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket carrying four astronauts to the International Space Station from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida has been pushed back from Saturday to 7:27 p.m. on Sunday, November 15, 2020, due to onshore winds and recovery operations.
The weather for tonight’s launch is 50% favorable.
The Crew-1 flight will carry Crew Dragon Commander Michael Hopkins, Pilot Victor Glover, and Mission Specialist Shannon Walker, all of NASA, along with Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) Mission Specialist Soichi Noguchi to the space station for a six-month science mission.
Crew-1 is the first crew rotation flight of a U.S. commercial spacecraft with astronauts to the space station following the spacecraft system’s official human rating certification.
All systems are go for tonight’s launch at 7:27 p.m. EST of Crew Dragon’s first operational mission with four astronauts on board. Teams are keeping an eye on weather conditions for liftoff, which are currently 50% favorable → https://t.co/bJFjLCzWdK pic.twitter.com/GTpvVAiLkK
— SpaceX (@SpaceX) November 15, 2020