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NASA eyes weather forecast for SpaceX’s crewed launch on Thursday

@astro_kimbrough, @Astro_Megan, @Aki_Hoshide and @Thom_astro will launch to the @Space_Station! ????????

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April 19, 2021

SpaceX launch weather criteria, which list in great detail all of the various climatic conditions that could prevent a rocket launch, including strong winds, nearby thunderstorms, and particular types of cloud. The squadron will provide an updated assessment on Tuesday, two days before launch.

Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken to the space station in the Demo-2 mission. The second launched in November last year, with the four astronauts on that flight set to return from the ISS later this month.

all the information you need to watch Thursday’s rocket launch live online.