SpaceX Crew-3 launch delayed again, this time to November 10th

NASA announced Sunday that the SpaceX Crew-3 mission from SpaceX to the International Space Station was delayed once more. It will now take place on November 10th at 9 :03 ET. NASA originally intended to conduct a changing-of-the guard ceremony with Crew-2 astronauts, greeting Crew-3 before they left. However, NASA has decided to send Crew 2 back to Earth first. This is due to weather concerns.
SpaceX tweeted Sunday that Wednesday has a 80 percent chance for favorable weather to liftoff. If everything goes according to plan, the craft will launch from Kennedy Space Center in Florida and dock with the ISS around 7:10 PM ET on November 11.

Following Crew-2s return to Earth, Falcon 9 will launch Dragons third long-duration crew mission to the @Space_Station as soon as Wednesday, November 10; weather forecast is 80% favorable for liftoff SpaceX (@SpaceX) November 7, 2021

Crew-3 was originally scheduled to launch on October 31st, but it has been delayed several times due to weather and one minor medical issue that a crew member had with one another. . Four astronautsNASAs Thomas Marshburn and Raja Chari, Kayla Barron and Matthias Maurer, European Space Agencys, will board SpaceXs Crew Dragon spacecraft for a six-month stay on the ISS.

Crew-3 is SpaceX's third crewed operational flight. Crew-3 is part of NASA's Commercial Crew Program. This program uses private craft to transport astronauts to the ISS. It will be SpaceX's fifth launch of Crew-3. SpaceX previously launched two astronauts from NASA to the ISS in May 2020.

NASA will livestream the launch on YouTube and its website.