SpaceX rocket launch from Cape Canaveral scrubbed

Published On: Nov 25 2013 06:21:41 AM EST
Updated On: Nov 25 2013 06:48:19 PM EST
SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -

The launch of a new SpaceX  Falcon 9 rocket has been scrubbed from Cape Canaveral on Monday night.

The launch window started at 5:37 p.m and was scrubbed at 6:30 p.m. The launch window will be rescheduled for Thanksgiving Day at 5:38 p.m.

The liftoff would be the company’s first of an upgraded Falcon 9 rocket from Florida, after a test launch in California, and the first launch of a commercial communications satellite from Cape Canaveral in four years.

Local 6 News partner Florida Today reports that the Falcon 9 has sent several spacecraft to the International Space Station about 250 miles up, but never placed a communications satellite in the orbit where they operate more than 22,000 miles above the equator.

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