NASA delays launch of SpaceX mission, citing 'medical issue' with 1 of 4 crew members

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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket stands connected the motorboat pad down the pictures of unit members connected the countdown clock, arsenic last preparations are made for the Crew 3 ngo to the International Space Station astatine the Kennedy Space Center successful Cape Canaveral. Florida, U.S. October 29, 2021. Launch is scheduled for October 31. REUTERS/Joe Skipper

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Nov 1 (Reuters) - NASA connected Monday announced a three-day hold successful a SpaceX rocket motorboat of 4 astronauts to the International Space Station, the 2nd postponement of the ngo successful a week, citing an unspecified aesculapian contented involving 1 of the unit members.

The launch, primitively acceptable for Sunday, Oct. 31, but past postponed until this Wednesday owed to unsuitable upwind conditions, has present been rescheduled again for this coming Saturday, astatine 11:36 p.m. Eastern time, NASA said.

Reporting by Joe Skipper astatine Cape Canaveral, Fla.; Writing and further reporting by Steve Gorman successful Los Angeles; Editing by Chris Reese

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