The planned SpaceX launch for early Sunday morning has been postponed.
- SpaceX wants to do additional testing
- New launch date will be announced
The stand-down announcement came just a day before the planned launch of the HispaSat 30-W-6 communications satellite on a Falcon 9 full-thrust rocket. The launch was originally planned for 12:35 a.m., Sunday.
Standing down from this weekend's launch attempt to conduct additional testing on the fairing’s pressurization system. Once complete, and pending range availability, we will confirm a new targeted launch date.— SpaceX (@SpaceX) February 24, 2018
Officials with SpaceX want to conduct additional testing on the fairing's pressurization system.
A new launch date will be announced after testing is complete and availability of the launch range is determined.