Dragon delayed again

The Dragon launch that was delayed until March 30 (Sunday) due to contamination in the trunk section has now been delayed further due to a fire at a critical tracking radar station supporting the Eastern Range.  All launches from the East Coast of the US are postponed until the radar can be repaired.  The classified USAF launch scheduled for last Tuesday has already been postponed to no earlier than April 10, and there is no date available yet for the Dragon launch.  We’ll have to see how quickly the range can get back online before they can set a new date.

This means the next US rocket launch will be a military weather satellite launching aboard Atlas V from Vandenburg AFB in California this coming California.


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