Elon Musk's SpaceX has announced a new launch date for its Starlink mission, with the takeoff now expected on Thursday.
The launch, initially scheduled for May 15, wasdue to high winds.
"Standing down to update satellite software and triple-check everything again," SpaceX tweeted on May 16. "Always want to do everything we can on the ground to maximize mission success."
The mission is now scheduled to launch Thursday from Pad 40 in Cape Canaveral, Florida, SpaceX tweeted on Monday morning.
The launch will be the beginning of a megaconstellation that could see more than 12,000 satellites orbiting Earth to provide high-speed broadband access globally.
The launch will be livestreamed at SpaceX's webcast homepage, with footage streaming from around 15 minutes prior to launch.