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NASA SpaceX Crew-6 launch scrubbed after last-minute tech issue

Posted on AllSides February 27th, 2023
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Skies surrounding Cape Canaveral did not light up early Monday morning after NASA and SpaceX scrubbed its launch of the Crew-6 astronaut mission to the International Space Station.

The launch, originally scheduled for 1:45 a.m. from complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, was called off due to last-minute technical trouble. 

The countdown was halted with just two minutes remaining until liftoff. With just a split second to blast off, there was no time to deal with the problem, which involved the engine ignition system.

The next available launch attempt is at 12:34 a.m....

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