SpaceX pushes rocket launch back to Sunday

SpaceX pushes rocket launch back to Sunday

The launch on SpaceX's reusable Falcon 9 rocket on Friday had sparked concerns on the U.S. West Coast due to its glowing trail, according to media reports.

Falcon 9 is part of Musk's attempts to slash launch costs and shorten intervals between launches. The rocket is expected to lift off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Space Launch Complex 40.

According to Musk, the Falcon Heavy, with 2,500 tons of thrust, will fly at speeds "equal to 18 Boeing 747 aircraft at full throttle".

"Hold-down test fire next week".

Till Wednesday, when Grayson was already the talk of the country, the Elon Musk company was still targeting a Friday launch, saying it had performed a propellant loading test successfully and that an additional static fire test was not needed. The delay was caused by "extreme weather", likely the result of storm Grayson, which appears to have left the USA to deal with freezing cold temperatures.

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The long-delayed inaugural launch of the Falcon Heavy - the company said in April 2011 that the vehicle would be ready for a first launch in 2013 - is a demonstration mission without a paying customer.

Earlier in the week, SpaceX shared several up-close photos of the rocket.

"Excitement on launch day guaranteed, one way or another", Musk said.

Meanwhile at Kennedy Space Center, SpaceX is moving along with preparations for the maiden flight of the Falcon Heavy rocket.

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