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SpaceX delays Starlink launch to put manned mission first

Because of time constraints for repositioning its drone landing platform, SpaceX has decided to postpone the Starlink Falcon 9 launch from tomorrow until after its May 27th manned Dragon mission.

This story is not yet confirmed by SpaceX.

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4 comments

  • Rose

    Confirmed by SpaceX:
    * https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1262367345185558528
    “Standing down from the Starlink mission, due to tropical storm Arthur, until after launch of Crew Demo-2”

    I hope there are good conditions at sea on the 27th. I doubt they would postpone DM-2 over booster recover concerns.

  • geoffc

    OCISLY was actually out at sea waiting to catch, before it was called off, and JRTI was headed out for trials of its new upgraded engines, but alas is not ready for service yet.

    Soon, having two barges will demonstrate its utility.

  • LocalFluff

    This is the worst named Youtube channel I’ve ever watched, but I can recommend it anyway because “Felix” gives easily accessible and current follow ups on what SpaceX is doing. Now especially about the breathtakingly fast progress with the Starships:
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1XvxnHFtWruS9egyFasP1Q

    SN6 is almost assembled as SN4 is to be tested next.

  • Captain Emeritus

    Localfluff
    If you like Felix, checkout “The everyday astronaut “, Spacexcentric, and Marcus House.
    All on YouTube doing similar work.

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