Space X halts launch attempt for 3rd time


Space X’s third attempt to launch its Falcon 9 rocket was halted less than a second before takeoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

“Launch team has called a scrub for the day; vehicle and spacecraft are healthy,” they tweeted. According to reports, the flight computers aboard the Falcon 9 rocket flagged a problem that led to the launch countdown’s abrupt end. The mission had been aborted due to bad weather and a technical problem during the last two attempts. The Falcon 9 rocket was scheduled to shoot into space as part of a satellite-delivery operation that is to carry a SES-9 communications satellite into orbit. There is no information on a relaunch date as of yet. SpaceX is commercially operated and run by US entrepreneur Elon Musk. The company has over twelve flights planned for this year alone.