The Indecision Regarding the Launch of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Block 5


SpaceX has a plan of launching an updated Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket. As much as they claim that it will happen soon, the exact date remains a mystery. According to the projections, the time was around the corner. It was to take place today on 7th May 2018. However, that did not happen. Its date on the site changed from today to TBD which means To Be Determined. What led to the uncertainty? Below is a quick summary of the events that took place leading to the hesitation of the launch,

Everything was going well until Friday evening. That was the time when the test fire of the rocket took place. As soon as it happened, there was an announcement regarding the take-off of Falcon 9 Block 5. According to SpaceX, there was a need for it to Countercheck data for some days. Subsequently, the 45th Space Wing of the Air Force killed the little hope left for the