SpaceX has delayed a planned Falcon 9 launch to Friday due to inclement weather.
Cooler, drier weather is expected to clear the way for the launch of the Japanese communications satellite from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station first thing on Friday, at 1:21 a.m.
The launch will place the satellite on its way to an orbit more than 22,000 miles over the equator.
SpaceX will then once again try for a landing at sea. The company says a successful landing is unlikely because as the Falcon 9 rocket will traveling at a higher speed. The attempt will be SpaceX’s latest experiment aimed at developing a reusable Falcon 9 booster.