Saturday, July 16, 2016

The SpaceX-9 Pre-Game Show


Click the arrow to watch the media event. Video source: NASA YouTube channel.

NASA held a media event this afternoon to review the early Monday scheduled launch for the SpaceX-9 commercial cargo delivery to the International Space Station.

The static test fire was at 8:30 AM EDT today. According to Hans Koenigsmann of SpaceX, so far everything appears nominal.

If Monday's 12:45 AM EDT launch is postponed, the next attempt will be around midnight Eastern time Tuesday night/Wednesday morning.

Click here for more from James Dean of Florida Today.


UPDATE July 17, 2016 8:00 PM EDT — NASA held another media event today to discuss the experiment payloads on SpaceX-9. The event was open only to NASA social media participants.


Click the arrow to watch the media event. Video source: NASA YouTube channel.

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