SpaceX postponed the launch of the Internet satellite: the reason is called

By: Igor Nikitin | 19.02.2018, 09:39
SpaceX postponed the launch of the Internet satellite: the reason is called

SpaceX company decided to postpone the first step on the way to ubiquitous satellite internet.

What is known

Last weekend, the company planned to launch the first pair of Internet satellites into orbit. So, SpaceX wanted to start an era of high-speed Internet access all over the planet, but the launch decided to postpone.

The official version - the company needs more time to test and calibrate missiles and most satellites. SpaceX set a course for the re-use of missiles, which requires increased attention to such things.

"The Vandenberg team needs more time for the latest checks and improvements. The payload and the aircraft remain healthy, "says the Twitter account for SpaceX.

The launch was postponed to Wednesday, February 21. The Falcon 9 rocket will deliver Microsat-2a and Microsat-2b to Earth orbit, as well as the Spanish Paz radar.