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SpaceX Launch Back on Track (Tonight)

posted May 21, 2012, 9:52 AM by Michael Stoltz   [ updated May 21, 2012, 9:53 AM ]

Falcon 9 on Track for Tuesday Launch

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is standing atop Space Launch Complex-40 this morning at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida following inspections on an engine that shut down during Saturday's launch attempt.  SpaceX has confirmed the rocket is on track to launch Tuesday, May 22 at 3:44 a.m. EDT.

NASA TV coverage begins at 2:30 a.m. at www.nasa.gov/ntv.  The SpaceX mission represents the first attempt by a private company to reach the International Space Station in orbit.  For more details, please visit: www.nasa.gov/spacex.

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