NASA Rocket Launch Rescheduled For Friday

February 12, 2020

A rocket launch in Virginia that may have been visible from Bermuda – originally scheduled for February 9 – has been rescheduled for Friday [Feb 14] at 4.43pm Bermuda time, with 80% favorable weather conditions being predicted by NASA.

NASA said, “Northrop Grumman and NASA have set the next launch attempt for February 14 at 3.43pm EST to take advantage of an improved weather forecast, to provide time for testing the replaced ground sensors and to allow for refresh of critical late load science.

NASA Bermuda Feb 11 2020

“The weather forecast calls for 80% favorable weather conditions. NASA TV coverage of the launch will begin at 3:15 p.m. EST.”

Northrop Grumman released the projected path of the originally scheduled launch, and they tweeted a photo saying, “#DYK you can see a rocket launch along the East Coast on Sunday? Watch our NG-13 #Antares head to the @Space_Station at 5:39pm ET.”

Antares Rocket Launch Bermuda Feb 2020

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