NASA and SpaceX are now targeting no earlier than 10:35 a.m. EST Friday, Dec. 15th, for the company’s 13th commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station. SpaceX is taking additional time for the team to conduct full inspections and cleanings due to detection of particles in 2nd stage fuel system. Next launch opportunity would be no earlier than late December.
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More than 4,800 pounds of #science is heading to @Space_Station. From fiber optics to solar irradiance, watch how this @ISS_Research is seeking to offer benefits back on Earth and expand space exploration. https://t.co/tZmjouHMAm pic.twitter.com/HiRLvJuDEL— ISS Research (@ISS_Research) December 12, 2017