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12.19.2005

SpaceX tries again

SpaceX is poised to once again attempt the maiden flight of it's Falcon I rocket. Their first launch attempt in November was scrubbed after problems with an oxygen valve and a computer reset.
The first launch of any new rocket is one fraught with difficulties and unexpected problems, so its not surprising that they are taking a cautious approach. After spending $100 million in the development of the Falcon, a lot is riding on this launch.

The launch is scheduled to take place today at 2:00pm EST from Ronald Reagan Ballistic Missile Defense Test Site on Kawajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands.

1 Comments:

  • No launch today. Oh well, another day, another excuse. I can't wait to see the spin, er, press release for this one.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 20:44  

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