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SpaceX postpones launch of Starlink satellites indefinitely

The team needed additional time for pre-launch checkouts

NEW YORK, June 27. /TASS/. US company SpaceX has postponed for an indefinite date the launch of its Falcon 9 rocket with the ninth group of Starlink satellites, the company said in a Twitter post on Friday.

"Standing down from today’s Starlink mission; team needed additional time for pre-launch checkouts, but Falcon 9 and the satellites are healthy," the company said. "Will announce new target launch date once confirmed on the Range."

Earlier, the launch was postponed twice. The latest launch date was 16:18 EDT (23:18 Moscow time).