SpaceX calls off launch of space-weather satellite

Miami (AFP) Feb 8, 2015

SpaceX’s launch of a $340 million sun-observing spacecraft that was initially dreamed up by former US vice president Al Gore was postponed Sunday for at least 24 hours after a late problem.

The unmanned Deep Space Climate Observatory had been scheduled to blast off atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at 6:10 pm (2310 GMT) from Cape Canaveral, Florida but a range-tracking issue scuttled it with ab —> Read More Here


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