Delay-stricken SpaceX launch scrubbed by technical issue

June 21, 2014 2:09 AM

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SpaceX called off launch of a Falcon 9 rocket Friday after detecting an unexpected pressurization signature on the launcher's second stage.

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket on the launch pad during Friday's countdown. Credit: SpaceX Officials said the launch team detected a drop in pressure on the rocket's second stage shortly before beginning the terminal countdown for liftoff at 6:08 p.m. EDT (2208 GMT). The launch crew spent nearly an hour...

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