Mysterious Zuma Mission by SpaceX Delayed Again.

Just over an hour ago, SpaceX announced and that the mysterious Zuma Mission has been postponed another 24 hours. The mysterious payload launch is now set for Friday at 8 p.m., with a window that closes at 10 p.m. two hours later.

Official SpaceX Zuma Mission PatchAt the time of publication, it is unknown why SpaceX decided for another 24-hour delay in the launch. This delay could be due to its secretive payload and to make sure that it is safe and healthy and ready to launch without issue. It could also be that this launch has to be timed perfectly with a specific event.

Update: At 6:15pm SpaceX published the following statement, “We have decided to stand down and take a closer look at data from recent fairing testing for another customer. Though we have preserved the range opportunity for tomorrow, we will take the time we need to complete the data review and will then confirm a new launch date.”

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