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NASA, SpaceX Delay Unmanned Launch »

NASA and contractor SpaceX announced Thursday this week's launch of an unmanned supply capsule to the International Space Station will be postponed until January to conduct further testing. NASA said issues during a test of the Falcon rocket engines at Cape Canaveral this week will require investigation. A possible launch date on the morning of Jan. 6 is in the works, with a backup date on Jan. 7. More

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