There is one situation that the weather can be beat. The tract from KSC to Ireland. Bad weather in one area? Just save or increase the abort fuel and restart the engines and use them to fly to a good spot to land. Better would be a way to abort to orbit and maybe continue the mission.
NASA and Spacex hit the mark yesterday in their vision to encourage our future space explorers. Perhaps the most extraordinary impression of the day was the real time demonstration of the fundamentals of spaceflight. Safety first, realized by well thought procedures, executed with unwavering discipline. An invaluable lesson for the Star Wars generation.