SpaceX cancels Falcon 9 launch in California: Live Coverage
SpaceX, the private space exploration company founded by entrepreneur Elon Musk, announced the cancellation of the Falcon 9 rocket launch on 30th August, just seconds before takeoff. The launch was scheduled to occur at 9:00am ET from the company’s launch pad at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
Why was it cancelled?
According to SpaceX, the cancellation was due to “an unexpected condition” in the Falcon 9’s guidance system. Although the company has not released any official details, reports suggest that the issue was with one of the rocket’s sensors.
SpaceX has not yet announced a new launch date for the Falcon 9, but the company has said that it will keep the public updated as more information becomes available.
What are people saying?
Many space enthusiasts and industry experts are disappointed by the cancellation, but they understand that safety is a top priority for SpaceX. Some have expressed concerns about the company’s ability to meet its aggressive launch schedule, while others have praised the company’s transparency and willingness to put safety first.
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SpaceX cancelled the launch of the Falcon 9 rocket in California due to an unexpected condition in the guidance system. The company has not yet announced a new launch date, but it will keep the public updated. While some are disappointed by the cancellation, safety remains a top priority for the private space exploration company. #BUSINESS