22 January 2024
SpaceX is planning to launch 22 Starlink internet satellites on Tuesday (Jan. 23), after a series of earlier attempts that ended in delays and an unexplained abort.
A Falcon 9 rocket carrying 22 Starlink spacecraft is set to lift off from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California at 7:35 p.m. EST (4:35 p.m. California time; 0035 GMT on Jan. 24). An attempt at a lift off on Sunday night was called off due to poor conditions.
“Standing down from tonight’s Falcon 9 launch attempt due to weather,” SpaceX posted on X (formerly Twitter).
You can watch a live webcast of the launch on Tuesday beginning five minutes before liftoff on X @SpaceX and on SpaceX’s website.
A launch attempt on Friday ended with only 57 seconds left in the countdown. SpaceX did not provide an explanation for the aborted liftoff.