Commercial space travel, well on its way to replacing traditional space exploration, took a step back Saturday, aborting a mission to the International Space Station (ISS). Just a little step back though - the launch is set to try again early Tuesday after swapping out a faulty part.
SpaceX scrubbed Saturday's mission less than a second before liftoff after high temperatures were detected in one of the rocket's engines.
A Russian Progress M-19M resupply spacecraft readjusted the orbit of the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday, a spokesman for the Russian space agency Roscosmos said. Read Post
California-based company SpaceX was poised to launch its Dragon capsule to the International Space Station on Saturday in what may be a historic mission for private spaceflight. Read Post