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SpaceX: 'Faulty valve' stopped rocket launch

3 years agoNews : The Coming Crisis

(CNN) -- SpaceX's launch of the first private spacecraft bound for the International Space Station has been rescheduled for next week after the mission was aborted Saturday a half a second before liftoff, the company said. The historic launch of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, with its Dragon capsule filled with food, supplies and science experiments, was halted when a flight computer detected "high pressure in the engine 5 combustion chamber," the company said in a statement.
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News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

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News : Scientific American: Observations (3 years ago)

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News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

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