NASA’s second Arnhem Land rocket launch postponed

NASA’s second rocket launch from the Arnhem Space Centre has been delayed due to bad weather.

The launch was scheduled for Monday night but had been postponed for 24 hours,

The Northern Territory is enduring unseasonable rain during its traditional dry season.

It was the first launch from Australian soil in 27 years, and the first commercial rocket to take flight from down under.

NASA SISTINE will now launch at 8.24pm on Tuesday, July 5, with a third rocket scheduled to depart on July 12.

Scientists are measuring the gases coming from the Milky Way galaxy in efforts to learn more about the structure and evolution of the cosmos.

Preliminary results from the three launches will be available in coming weeks.

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