November 26, 2022

Cruise ship enters missile danger zone, forcing SpaceX to scrub again

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Update: Port Canaveral and the Coast Guard on Sunday confirmed the ship ‘Harmony of the Seas’, the Royal Caribbean ship that crossed the missile danger zone. The investigation is ongoing.

The next attempt to get started is still set for 6:11 pm EST Monday, January 31st.

On Sunday evening a cruise ship went into the airspace of the Falcon 9 rocket, forcing SpaceX to get down from work again and prepare for a 24-hour turn.

Missile engineers counted from the Cape Canaveral Space Station to the EST liftoff at 6:11 pm and waited as long as possible to resolve the Coast Guard situation, but eventually did not have time to meet the immediate window deadline. The launch complex marked the fourth delay for previously scrubbed work due to bad weather around 40.