The SpaceX of Elon Musk canceled on Saturday his planned launch of a military satellite, citing adverse weather conditions.
"Today due to strong winds in the upper area resign," the company wrote on Twitter start on Sunday. "The team continues counting data until the end of T-30, and the next attempt will be at 8:51 EST (EST, 13:51 UTC) tomorrow."
Today you stand due to the strong upper wind forces. The team continues counting until T-30 seconds for data collection. The next start attempt will take place tomorrow at 8:51 am EST, 13:51 UTC.
– SpaceX (@SpaceX) December 22, 2018
Saturday was the company's fourth attempt to launch delays this week after technical and weather conditions.
If successful, Sunday's launch will be Musk's first national security mission in the United States, Reuters reported.
SpaceX received an Air Force $ 83 million order to launch the GPS III satellite in 2016
According to Reuters, Lockheed Martin's satellites are under contract for a total of $ 12.6 billion US dollars for the Air Force program GPS III built.