SpaceX Stops Rocket Launch at the Last Minute

SpaceX delayed a rocket launch from Nasa’s historic moon pad 13 seconds before liftoff due to a familiar glitch.

Last-minute rocket trouble forced SpaceX to halt the countdown with just 13 seconds remaining.

The launch of the unmanned Falcon 9 rocket was originally scheduled for Saturday at 10:01 a.m. ET. The new window for the mission will open at 9:38 a.m. Sunday. The company and NASA have officially announced the delay on Twitter. Continue reading “SpaceX Stops Rocket Launch at the Last Minute”

SpaceX to Launch Facebook’s Internet Satellite This Week

800px-Launch_pad_40_ready_for_Falcon_9_rocketFacebook’s first satellite, which would beam Internet service from space is scheduled to blast into orbit from Cape Canaveral September 3.

Facebook’s first satellite which aims to beam Internet service from Space to rural parts of sub-Saharan Africa is scheduled to blast off September 3 aboard a Falcon 9 rocket. The spacecraft will be launched by Space X, Elon Musk’s space launch company. Continue reading “SpaceX to Launch Facebook’s Internet Satellite This Week”