NASA's upcoming #CRS15 launch of ISS cargo will re-fly the Falcon 9 booster that launched the agency's planet-hunting #TESS science mission less than two months ago.
Fueling operations are underway right now at Cape Canaveral's launch complex 40 as SpaceX prepares to test fire the nine Merlin engines on the Falcon 9 first stage ahead of next week's space station cargo resupply mission.
They have been struggling with some bad weather in the area. Must have passed now:https://twitter.com/julia_bergeron/status/1010598918437179396
"SpaceX Completes Successful Static Fire Test of Reused Falcon 9 Rocket for NASA Resupply Launch to ISS" @SpaceX #Falcon9 @NASA #CRS15 @Space_Station @elonmusk . Read my story plus static fire/water spout pics @ken_kremer spaceupclose.com kenkremer.blogspot.com/2018/06/spacex…