SFI Live: Second launch attempt for CRS-11
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — NASA and SpaceX are preparing to launch the 11th Commercial Resupply Services mission to the International Space Station atop one of the company’s “Full Thrust” Falcon 9 rockets. This will be the second launch attempt as the June 1, 2017, attempt was called off due to lightning in the area.
Today’s launch is slated for 5:07 p.m. EDT (21:07 GMT) at historic Launch Complex 39A. SFI is the only space news outlet to provide you with a professional-grade live webcast. Our show will begin at 4:30 p.m. EDT (20:30 GMT).
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Derek Richardson has a degree in mass media, with an emphasis in contemporary journalism, from Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas. While at Washburn, he was the managing editor of the student run newspaper, the Washburn Review. He also has a website about human spaceflight called Orbital Velocity. You can find him on twitter @TheSpaceWriter.
After watching the launch live on youtube, I went outside and saw the dragon, second stage and solar array covers all passing over (over the UK). Next pass, I shall get some better images.