SpaceX satellites launch delayed as subtropical storm threatens launch

SpaceX satellite explodes during solar storm

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A subtropical storm, dubbed Storm Nicole, has delayed the launch of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket from Tuesday to Saturday from the launch site on the east coast of Florida, officials said on Monday, in a humiliating blow for Elon Musk. The firm had planned to launch Intelsat’s Galaxy 31 (G-31) and Galaxy 32 (G-32), which are commercial communication satellites,  from pad 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.

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