Today, NASA, Northrop Grumman, and SpaceX confirmed joint teams are targeting 12:07 p.m. EST on Tuesday, Jan. 30 for Falcon 9 to launch the 20th Northrop Grumman commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station.
SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket and Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus resupply spacecraft will lift off from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida to deliver more than 8,200 pounds of science investigations, supplies, and equipment to the orbiting laboratory. Weather officials with Cape Canaveral Space Force Station’s 45th Weather Squadron are currently predicting an 95% chance of favorable weather conditions for launch. The primary weather concerns for the launch area are the cumulus cloud rule.
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