SpaceX Plans Friday Night Launch; Weather Not Looking Good

Falcon 9 lifts off with the Thaicom-6 satellite. (Credit: SpaceX)
Falcon 9 lifts off with the Thaicom-6 satellite. (Credit: SpaceX)

UPDATE #2: Launch was scrubbed due to pressure problems in the second stage. Possible new launch attempt on Saturday.

UPDATE: Launch has been delayed until 7:01 p.m. EDT due to need to look at leak check data.

SpaceX Launch Update

SpaceX is targeted to launch the ORBCOMM OG2 Mission today, Friday, June 20, 2014 at 6:08pm ET.  The launch will be broadcast live at www.spacex.com/webcast beginning at 5:35 pm ET. Weather is currently tracking 40% favorable for launch.

The ORBCOMM OG2 mission will launch six OG2 satellites, the first six of a series of OG2 satellites launching on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 vehicle.