CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida — NASA has decided to press ahead with Monday's planned launch of a supply ship despite a critical computer outage at the International Space Station, determining the situation is safe.
Mission managers decided Sunday to proceed with the countdown for the SpaceX Dragon capsule, already a month late in delivering more than 2 tons of cargo.
"We are good to go," said NASA space station program manager Mike Suffredini.
Suffredini noted the many important supplies aboard the Dragon, including a new spacesuit and repair parts for the older spacesuits already in orbit. Much-needed food is also packed away.
Good weather was forecast for Monday's 8:58 p.m. GMT launch.