The launch of SpaceX’s Crew-2 mission to the International Space Station has been delayed by 24 hours due to unfavorable weather conditions along the flight path.

The Falcon 9 rocket carrying four astronauts inside the Crew Dragon spacecraft was originally scheduled to launch on Thursday morning at 6:11 a.m. ET (3:11 a.m. PT) from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. But SpaceX is now targeting 5:49 a.m. ET on Friday, April 23.

“Although conditions around the launch site were expected to be favorable for lift-off, mission teams also must consider conditions along the flight path and recovery area in the unlikely event of a launch escape,” NASA said in a message on its website.

The U.S. Space Force 45th Weather Squadron is currently predicting a “90% chance of favorable weather conditions” at the launch pad based on Falcon 9 Crew Dragon launch weather criteria.

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