Company elonaMusk SpaceX suffered for the day the launch of the Falcon 9 rocket, which should bring out test satellites for the distribution of the Internet Microsat 2a and Microsat 2b. Initially, the launch was scheduled for February 17.
The company said on Twitter that it needs extra time to check the launch systems. The message says that the rocket and cargo are in order.
Now targeting February 18 launch of PAZ from SLC-4E to allow for additional time for pre-launch systems checks. Falcon 9 and payload remain healthy.
— SpaceX (@SpaceX) February 16, 2018
Falcon 9 starts from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, the missile will also deliver the Spanish PAZ satellite to orbit for radar surveillance.
SpaceX plans to create a network of satellites for its future communications network to provide Internet access around the world. The network will have approximately 12,000 satellites, the edition of The Verge noted . If the tests are successful, then the creation of the network will be completed by 2024.