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Weather an Issue for Rescheduled Weekend Launch

SpaceX Demo-2 Preflight
The SpaceX Falcon 9, with the Crew Dragon spacecraft on top of the rocket, sits on Launch Pad 39-A Wednesday, May 27, 2020, at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. Two astronauts will fly on the SpaceX Demo-2 mission to the International Space Station scheduled for launch Wednesday afternoon. (Joel Kowsky/NASA via AP)

NASA and SpoaceX will try again this weekend to put two American astronauts into orbit using an American rocket from American soil. This after yesterday’s launch was scrubbed at the last minute due to weather.

It has to happen at exactly 3:22pm because it has to meet up with the International Space Station, but the forecast is not looking good for Saturday at 3:22 pm right now in fact they’re saying about a 40% chance of the weather being good enough for launch.
If that doesn’t happen then SpaceX would look at a possible Sunday launch, if that doesn’t happen, they would consider a possible Tuesday launch.

President Trump says he will return for take two of the historic blast off in Florida. Trump tweeted he’ll be back for the rescheduled launch, cancelled Wednesday because of the weather.

Trump thanked NASA and SpaceX for “their hard work and leadership” and said he looks forward to being back Saturday.
It will be the first time since 2011 that Americans are sent into space from U.S.