SPACEX to attempt second launch Saturday

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NASA astronauts Douglas Hurley, left, and Robert Behnken wave as they walk out of the Neil A. Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building on their way to Pad 39-A, at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Wednesday, May 27, 2020. The two astronauts will fly on a SpaceX test flight to the International Space Station. For the first time in nearly a decade, astronauts will blast into orbit aboard an American rocket from American soil, a first for a private company. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

(CNN) — A historic spaceflight will attempt to launch on Saturday from Cape Canaveral Florida.

This comes after the previous launch was scrubbed due to inclement weather.

Launch officials said rough weather prevented a SPACEX rocket and capsule from taking off from a Florida launch pad on Wednesday — carrying NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley.

It would be the first crewed spaceflight to take off from u-s soil in nearly a decade.

The next attempt will be at 3:22 p.m. Saturday.

A NASA spokesperson said there are additional launch windows on Sunday as well.

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