SpaceX scrubbed a Sunday morning launch of a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office in one of the company’s earliest tests as a national security launch provider.
The launch of the spy satellite, known as NROL-76, was scrubbed at 4:17 a.m. at Pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The two-hour launch window opened at 4 a.m. Pacific time.
The backup window starts Monday at 4 a.m.
If the launch Monday goes as planned, SpaceX will attempt to land the first-stage booster back at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
The Hawthorne space company last month