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Jan 07, 2017 06:09 AM EST

Elon Musk Announces 2017 SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Launch And Caused A Debate


Elon Musk is definitely not stopping. He is welcoming the new year, hopefully not with a "bang." A few days into January 2017 and the SpaceX founder is already pushing out news on the latest development regarding the Falcon 9 relaunch.

After learning that SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket exploded because of the changing temperatures and warm weather, this apparently has resolved all doubts in the upcoming relaunch. But the debate revolves around the exact date and time.

Elon Musk Tweets out that the area around Vandenberg Air Force for the Falcon 9 has been set. According to the tech founder, all systems are go for launch next week, as reported by Inverse.

This left followers confused on the exact date. Many Reddit users took the information to indicate that the launch will happen on Monday. Some considered Sunday to be the first day of the week and it is possible that the launch will happen on that day.

This drove users to look for more news regarding the area which includes the weather. Local notices indicate that it will happen on Monday because weather reports suggest wind speeds of nearly 17 mph this Sunday and nine mph on Monday.

Local news further guaranteed that it may happen on Monday. A local news paper has published official notices that boaters and pilots of the upcoming launch has been moved to Monday instead of Sunday, as reported by the San Luis Obispo Tribune. There is no official time for the launch. The Sunday launch was meant to happen at 10:28 A.M, according to the publication.

Elon Musk and SpaceX followers continue to scour the internet for more information and hold their breaths. Because the Falcon 9 launch is a big deal. The rocket is going to carry 10 Iridium Next Satellites to start a new satellite phone system. After the September explosion, many hope that this launch will be successful.

Check out the RT America news clip of the Falcon 9 explosion below:

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