SpaceX Delays ISS Resupply Mission Until January

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SpaceX Delays ISS Resupply Mission Until January
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Elon Musk’s SpaceX and NASA announced on Friday morning that SpaceX’s fifth commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station has been rescheduled to Tuesday, January 6th at the earliest. A later launch date will give SpaceX engineers additional time to investigate all issues arising from a static fire test of the Falcon 9 rocket on December 16, and will also mean avoiding beta angle constraints related to berthing the Dragon cargo ship to the station that are present through the end of the year.

Launch had been scheduled for Friday afternoon

The Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon cargo capsule had originally been scheduled to launch at 1:22 p.m. Friday.

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However, the company noted several issues were working against the launch, including a r