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Tropical Storm May Delay SpaceX Launch Of Facebook Internet Satellite
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida — The launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying an Israeli communications satellite that will provide Facebook internet service could be delayed due to Tropical Storm Hermine.
The Amos-6 satellite is scheduled to liftoff at 3 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Saturday, September 3, 2016, from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
However, according to the latest weather forecast from the United States Air Force 45th Weather Squadron, there is only a 40% percent chance overall of acceptable launch weather conditions.
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