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NASA changes SpaceX Cargo Dragon launch to August 29th

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationWashington, D.C. – Due to poor weather conditions in the area for today’s planned launch of SpaceX’s 23rd Commercial Resupply Services mission to the International Space Station, SpaceX and NASA are now targeting liftoff for 2:14am CDT Sunday, August 29th, 2021.

Launch coverage will begin at 1:45am on NASA TV, the agency’s website, and the NASA app.

The Falcon 9 rocket from SpaceX with the Cargo Dragon spacecraft atop stands at the launch pad at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. (SpaceX)
The Falcon 9 rocket from SpaceX with the Cargo Dragon spacecraft atop stands at the launch pad at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. (SpaceX)

A launch Sunday would lead to docking Monday, August 30th, for the Dragon to deliver important research, crew supplies and hardware to the crew aboard the orbiting laboratory.

Docking coverage will begin at 8:30am with the spacecraft planned to arrive at the space station around 10:00am.

Follow launch activities at the mission blog and @NASAKennedy and learn more about space station activities by following @space_station and @ISS_Research on Twitter as well as the ISS Facebook and ISS Instagram accounts.

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