SpaceX and NASA postpone launch due to bad weather, after 5+ hours of waiting.

Storm clouds were developing above the launch area.
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Yesterday was supposed to be a historic moment for both SpaceX and Nasa.

Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley were both supposed to be launched to the International Space Station via the Falcon 9 rocket, marking a significant milestone for SpaceX, and the first time in 9 years since men were launched into space from American soil.

The launch however, was postponed due to bad weather conditions, after 5+ hours of anticipation (and live-streaming on social media).

As this is a manned mission for both NASA and SpaceX, all conditions will have to be perfect to avoid the risk of failure.

The next launch is scheduled to take place on Saturday, 30th May at 3.22 PM Eastern Time.

Wilfred Tan
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