Welcome to Launch Day for CRS-10!

crs-10-2-screebgrab-1Good morning from Florida where a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft stand ready to liftoff later this morning to deliver some 5,500 pounds of experiments and equipment to the crew of the International Space Station! Launch is scheduled for 9:39 a.m. EST from the iconic Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

The weather forecast calls for a 70 percent chance of acceptable conditions at launch time. The SpaceX launch team is fueling the two-stage Falcon 9 and will soon begin pumping liquid oxygen into the launch vehicle’s tanks in a few minutes.

 

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