SpaceX delays the launch of Italian satellite again, this time due to stubborn ship

SpaceX has had to delay the launch of an Italian Earth observation satellite once again, but this time Mother Nature was not to blame.

In SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket was ready to launch the Cosmo-SkyMed Second Generation FM2 (CSG-2) satellite from Florida’s Cape Canaveral Space Force Station on Sunday (January 30) at 18.11 EST (2311 GMT). But a cruise ship wandered into the “no-go zone” downrange of Cape Canaveral, and the ship could not be moved in time for the Falcon 9 to hit its window.

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