The US’s historic manned launch set to take place today at 4:33 pm was was canceled only 17 minutes before liftoff was supposed to take place due to unexpected inclement weather.
The launch of the SpaceX Crew Dragon to the ISS was scrubbed 17 minutes before the scheduled launch due to inclement weather.
Leaving Kennedy Space Center now … disappointing, but safety first!
Launch will be rescheduled! ??
— Ivanka Trump (@IvankaTrump) May 27, 2020
SCRUBBED: SpaceX’s historic launch with two NASA astronauts on board was called off at T-16 because of lightning danger in Florida pic.twitter.com/Vu1KFuzkab
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The launch is now reportedly being tentatively rescheudled for this upcoming Saturday.