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SpaceX delays satellite launch after test rocket explosion in Texas
SpaceX delays satellite launch after test rocket explosion in Texas

The planned launch of a SpaceX rocket early Tuesday has been delayed following the explosion late last week of an experimental rocket over the company’s Texas facility. SpaceX had slated its launch of the AsiaSat 6 commercial communications satellite aboard a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida for around 4 a.m. Pacific time Tuesday, but it has now delayed the launch 24 hours. [Updated 6:40 p.m. Aug. 26: According to several media reports late Tuesday afternoon, SpaceX had scrubbed its Wednesday morning launch plans. The company did not immediately respond to requests for information Tuesday about the cause of the cancellation or details of the next...

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