SpaceX delays launch of Starlink and BlackSky satellites for more rocket controls

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida – SpaceX withdraws from launch of its next batch of Starlink satellites to allow time for additional Falcon 9 pre-checks.

The California-based space flight company was planning to launch another batch of its Starlink internet broadcast satellites and two BlackSky satellites on a previously flown flight. Falcon 9 rocket at 4:18 p.m. EST (GMT 2018) today from Pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. However, the company decided to delay the launch attempt and a new date has yet to be set.