Anomalies Found in Falcon 9 Static Firing

The static firing was conducted at Vandenberg in advance of a launch set for Sunday, Sept. 15, at 12:00 p.m. EDT/9 a.m. PDT. Falcon 9 will launch CSA’s CASSIOPE spacecraft into a polar orbit.

UPDATE: In an interview with Fox Business News, Musk mentions that they hope to be able to launch in a week or two.

The upgraded Falcon 9 ver. 1.1 has more powerful engines, longer fuel tanks and other improvements.

  • dr

    The second flight of Falcon 9 V1.1 is due in October. A launch from Cape Canaveral. Hope Spacex can get these issues sorted quickly…
    No pressure.