Enlarge / The booster on the launch pad in Florida for a launch attempt Tuesday first flew in May, 2017. (credit: SpaceX)
Wednesday update: SpaceX says is it pressing ahead with the GovSat-1 mission on Wednesday, with the launch window opening at 4:25pm.
The company has evidently sorted the technical issues from Tuesday’s scrubbed launch attempt, and weather conditions are much better today. Meteorologists give the launch a 90 percent chance of favorable weather, which is about as good as it gets.
Read below for more background on the launch, and to watch a webcast that will begin about 15 minutes before the launch window opens.
Tuesday 3:10pm Update: Per Bill Harwood, of CBS News, SpaceX scrubbed Tuesday’s planned launch of the Falcon 9 rocket to replace a transducer of some sort.
The plan is try again Wednesday with same launch window, which opens at 4:25pm ET. Weather conditions should be better at that time as well.
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