SpaceX Counts Down to Espresso Delivery and Rocket Landing Attempt

April 13, 2015 7:37 PM

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SpaceX is counting down to a Falcon 9 rocket launch that could provide a double shot of space history: delivery of the first zero-G espresso machine to the International Space Station, and the first controlled landing of a rocket stage on a seagoing platform.

The two-stage Falcon 9 is due for launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida at 4:33 p.m. ET Monday. No technical issues have been reported so far, and the weather outlook calls for a 60 percent chance of acceptable weather for liftoff. Video coverage is being provided by NASA as well a...

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