SpaceX will launch 22 Starlink satellites tonight after a last-minute abort

SpaceX plans to launch 22 Starlink internet satellites on Saturday (January 20), after a previous attempt ended in an unexplained abort.

A Falcon 9 rocket carrying 22 Starlink spacecraft is scheduled to lift off from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California during a three-and-a-half-hour window that opens at 9:30 p.m. EDT (6:30 p.m. California; 0230 GMT). GMT). On January 21). Friday's takeoff attempt was aborted less than a minute before the countdown ended.

“Stop trying to launch Falcon 9 tonight,” SpaceX posted on Friday (Jan. 19) on X (formerly Twitter) without adding further details.

You can watch the live broadcast on the Internet From the start of the launch five minutes before take-off x@spacex And on the SpaceX website.

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