SpaceX Delays Falcon 9 Launch Attempt To Dec. 9

Success for SpaceX static test fire of Falcon 9. Credit: SpaceX

SpaceX will delay the launch attempt of the Falcon 9 rocket until at least Thursday, Dec. 9. At a press conference today, company president Gwynne Shotwell said a final review of closeout photos this morning found some indications of a potential issue on a second stage nozzle. Reports from journalist Robert Pearlman on Twitter said the Falcon 9 had been lowered from the vertical launch position. And Shotwell said if they have to replace the nozzle, the launch would be no earlier than Friday, Dec. 10. (…) Read the rest of SpaceX Delays Falcon 9 Launch Attempt To Dec. 9 (437 words)

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