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UPDATE: SpaceX scrubs Falcon 9 launch from VAFB, now scheduled for Thursday

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UPDATE (6:15 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21) - SpaceX has scrubbed its launch of a Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base due to unfavorable wind conditions. 

The launch has been pushed to Thursday, Feb. 22 at 6:17 a.m.


A Falcon 9 rocket original scheduled to launch this weekend from Vandenberg Air Force Base has been delayed once again.

Vandenberg says the rocket, which will being carrying a PAZ payload, is now scheduled to liftoff Wednesday at 6:17 a.m.

The latest delay is to reportedly allow time to perform final checks of the upgraded fairing.

Base officials say the PAZ satellite will be headed for Hisdesat of Madrid, Spain - the Spanish government satellite services company. The PAZ carries a radar imaging payload to collect views of Earth for government and commercial customers, along with ship tracking and weather sensors. 

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