Ten Minutes to Launch: Things Looking Great

Launch preparations are proceeding smoothly, and everything is on track for liftoff of the SpaceX CRS-17 mission from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Fueling of the Falcon 9 launch vehicle is underway.

Meteorologists with the U.S. Air Force 45th Space Wing predict a 90% chance of favorable weather for liftoff of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. The primary weather concern is ground winds.

The SpaceX Dragon will deliver more than 5,500 pounds of research investigations and equipment, cargo and supplies that will support some of the hundreds of investigations aboard the International Space Station.

NASA Television and the agency’s website are providing live coverage of the launch.

Learn more about station activities by following @space_station and @ISS_Research on Twitter as well as the ISS Facebook and ISS Instagram accounts.

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