NASA's SpaceX Scrub Crew-8 launches from Cape Canaveral over weather

NASA's SpaceX Crew-8 Bad weather is delaying its release again. It was scheduled to take place on Saturday March 2nd, but has now been rescheduled for Sunday March 3rd. The launch has already been postponed from the originally scheduled date of March 1 due to weather.

in the beginning, NASA and SpaceX were aiming for 11:16 pm EST A Falcon 9 rocket carrying four Crew-8 members aboard the Dragon Endeavor capsule launched from Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center on Saturday. It is now being moved Sunday at 10:53 p.m. ET.

Before the mission was officially cleared, the Space Force's 45th Weather Wing had already flagged the weather as unfavorable to match the odds of “go-to-launch” conditions at 40%, citing precipitation, cumulus clouds and moderate-to-high threats. High risk of bad climbing corridor weather. Better weather is forecast for Sunday, giving hope that the launch will begin tomorrow barring any unexpected hiccups.

When the launch occurs, Falcon 9 is expected to fly in a northeasterly trajectory. The rocket's first-stage booster aims to land at the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida, creating sonic booms in the vicinity 7 minutes, 38 seconds later.

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How to Watch a NASA SpaceX Release

NASA says it will provide a live broadcast of the launch Sunday beginning at 6:45 p.m. You can watch it live in the video at the top of the page or on NASA+ NASA Television. Additionally, NASA to hold post-launch conference A few hours after launch to discuss how the mission went.

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According to Space.com, SpaceX X on Twitter will also carry the launch live.

Contributed by: Emily DeLater

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