The Crew-2 launch had been set for Thursday morning, and climate on the launchpad was favorable. But mission managers needed to additionally take note of circumstances within the Atlantic Ocean the place the Crew Dragon capsule would splash down if one thing went flawed throughout launch. There, NASA and SpaceX determined, the winds and waves have been too excessive.
The climate report for Friday morning foresees a 95 p.c likelihood of favorable circumstances on the Kennedy Space Center. Conditions within the Atlantic are predicted to be higher than on Thursday.
Should Friday’s launch be postponed, SpaceX can strive once more on Monday.