SpaceX is targeting Thursday, April 21 for a Falcon 9 launch of 53 Starlink satellites to low-Earth orbit from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. The instantaneous launch window is at 11:14 a.m. ET, or 15:14 UTC, and a backup opportunity is available on Friday, April 22.The first stage booster (B1060.12) supporting this mission previously launched GPS III-3, Turksat 5A, Transporter-2, and eight Starlink missions. Following stage separation, Falcon 9’s first stage will return to Earth and land on the Just Read the Instructions droneship stationed in the Atlantic Ocean.https://www.spacex.com/launches/sl4-14/
Due to weather, now targeting 1:51 p.m. ET for today’s launch of Starlink.
Quote from: https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1517142930317737994Due to weather, now targeting 1:51 p.m. ET for today’s launch of Starlink.This is a 2.5 hour delay. That suggests to me that SpaceX is no longer targeting particular planes. This appears to be a change from earlier when delays were a bit less than a day to target the same plane.
Quote from: SpaceX tweetDue to weather, now targeting 1:51 p.m. ET for today’s launch of Starlink.