NASA eyes Nov. 14 SpaceX craft liftoff with Japan astronaut aboard

The U.S. space agency said Monday that it is now aiming for a Nov. 14 liftoff of a spacecraft developed by U.S. company SpaceX, which will carry Japan’s Soichi Noguchi and three other astronauts.Earlier this month, NASA announced a delay in the launch of the so-called SpaceX Crew-1 mission slated for Saturday, citing the need for additional checks on the rocket. At that time, it said the next target date would be no sooner than early-to-mid November.Under the latest plan, the four astronauts will launch aboard the Crew Dragon capsule on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket from Kennedy Space Center in Flo…

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