CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The
The countdown was halted at the two-and-a-half-minute mark at Cape Canaveral because of a problem with a rocket-tracking system. At the same time, SpaceX was dealing with a rocket issue.
SpaceX had been aiming for a launch and landing within minutes of each other. The next try could come as early as Monday.
The company's main objective is to launch the government's Deep Space Climate Observatory to monitor solar outbursts. The spacecraft is refashioned from the Earth-gazing satellite conceived in the late 1990s by then Vice President