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Delay of the day: Falcon 9/Dragon

May 20th, 2012 by

SpaceX’s COTS 2 demonstration launch on 19 May was aborted half a second before lift-off when the flight computer detected slightly high pressure in the engine 5 combustion chamber.Other Posts:Motient/MSV/SkyTerra/TerreStar consolidation IINigComSat 1 press review: ‘insulting,’ ‘nauseating,’ ‘crass stupidity’Dutch regional TV broadcasters free-to-air on AstraAir Force Approves Symmetricom GPS DeviceFormosat-3 observations indicate ionospheric changes precede EarthquakesVNREDSat-1 launch expected in 2014WGS launch date set; lunar mission delayedZenit-3SL explosion causes long delay for Sea Launch

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