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SpaceX Aborts Falcon 9 Launch Due to Pressure Glitch

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    SpaceX Aborts Falcon 9 Launch Due to Pressure Glitch
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    The Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket lifts off from space launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla., early Tuesday, May 22, 2012. This launch marks the first time, a private company sends its own rocket to deliver supplies to the International Space Station.(AP Photo/John Raoux)

    SpaceX aborted the launch of its Falcon 9 rocket on Friday due to concerns about the rocket's tank pressure, according to NBC News. The launch was initially reset for 7:01 p.m. ET on Friday, but was called off after readings from the launch pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida indicated an unexpected drop in second-stage pressure. The rocket had six Orbcomm telecommunication satellites in tow ready for space.

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