The Falcon 9 rocket with the telecommunications satellite of Japan’s JCSAT-16 before liftoff from the spaceport at Cape Canaveral, USA. 13 Aug 2016
MOSCOW, 4 Dec – Launch of the carrier rocket Falcon 9 with the Dragon spacecraft with cargo for the ISS delayed until December 5 because of spoiled food bars, according to the official NASA website.
“NASA and SpaceX are now appointed Wednesday, December 5, to launch the 16th mission of SpaceX to deliver cargo to the ISS. The start was postponed to Wednesday after the food bars are designed for experiments on rodents were discovered mold… Teams will need an extra day to replace food bars,” — said in a statement NASA.
According to the Ministry, the new launch will take place on Wednesday at 13.16 local time (21.16 GMT).