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SpaceX aborts launch of two communication satellites into orbit
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Washington DC (UPI) Oct 7, 2021
The launch of two SpaceX communications satellites from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station on Friday was aborted again and is now scheduled for Saturday.
The Galaxy 33 and 34 satellites had been scheduled to lift off at 7:06 p.m. and to help the telecommunications company Intelsat maintain service in North America. However, the launch was bumped back a day to Saturday night.
SpaceX made the announcement on Twitter but did not give a reason.
The launch was originally set for Thursd ... read more