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NASA-SpaceX launch called off due to bad weather, next attempt on Saturday

Tropical storm Bertha also formed off the coast of South Carolina earlier in the day, adding to the weather concerns


Large crowds had gathered along Florida's Space Coast to watch the launch and the rocket was on the launchpad

Minutes before launch, NASA on Wednesday (local time) called off the most awaited mission that was to be the first to take American astronauts to orbit from American soil in nearly a decade.
The Demo-2 mission was called off due to bad weather. The next opportunities to launch are Saturday at 3:22 pm Eastern Time and Sunday at 3 pm.
"'We are not going to launch today. Due to the weather conditions, the launch is scrubbing. Our next opportunity will be Saturday, May 30 at 3:22 pm ET. Live #LaunchAmerica coverage will begin at 11 am ET," tweeted NASA.
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First Published: May 28 2020 | 3:08 AM IST

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