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SpaceX delays the launch of the PAZ satellite


Falcon 9 with PAZ

Earlier this morning, SpaceX had planned to launch the PAZ satellite into Low Earth Orbit from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base. Approximately 10 minutes prior to liftoff - SpaceX announced that they will be standing down from today's launch attempt due to strong upper winds. Another opportunity to launch will be tomorrow, February 22nd, at 6:17am PST (9:17am EST).

Falcon 9 static fire at SLC-40 // SpaceX

Meanwhile, on the East coast, another Falcon 9 carrying the

Hispasat 30W-6 satellite is getting ready to launch. It successfully completed its static fire on February 21st around 12:45am EST. The liftoff is currently targeted for February 25th from SLC-40 at Cape Canaveral, Florida at 12:35am EST.