What to Know About NASA-SpaceX Liftoff from Cape


It's launch day for another attempt to send NASA's SpaceX Crew-8 into space!

After a Friday postponement and a Saturday night scrub, the Crew-8 team is now targeting a 10:53 pm EST launch of the Crew-8 astronauts' Falcon 9 rocket from Kennedy Space Center to the International Space Station.

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“Due to unfavorable conditions on the flight path of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft, Saturday night's launch attempt failed,” a NASA blog post said.

“The Crew-8 launch will carry NASA astronauts Matthew Dominique, Michael Barrett and Jeanette Epps and Roscosmos astronaut Alexander Grebenkin to the orbiting laboratory. The target docking time is 3 a.m. Tuesday,” the post said.

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Rick Neal A space reporter in Florida today (for his stories, Click here.) Contact Neil at 321-242-3638 or [email protected]. Twitter/X: @RickNeale1

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