Liftoff of the SpaceX Falcon 9 with the payload of 10 identical next generation Iridium NEXT communications satellites had been slated for 10:22 am PST (1:22 pm EST), Jan. 9, 2017 from Space Launch Complex 4E on Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
"The investigation team identified several credible causes for the COPV failure, all of which involve accumulation of super chilled LOX (liquid oxygen) or SOX (solid oxygen) in buckles under the overwrap".
On Thursday, SpaceX successfully completed the same kind of pre-launch test that was in progress when the September explosion occurred.
CEO Elon Musk tweeted that all systems were go for the scheduled Sunday launch, but the Federal Aviation Administration had not yet issued a license for the launch.
The FAA, which oversees commercial United States space launches, monitored SpaceX's investigation into why a Falcon 9 rocket burst into flames on a launch pad in Florida as it was being fuelled for a routine, prelaunch test on September 1. The launch will hoist seven Iridium satellites into orbit.
If there's a possible spanner in the works on the newly-confirmed Falcon 9 launch date, it may likely be inclement weather.
SpaceX has finally gained the license to launch rockets again. The delays in the Falcon 9 mission also meant delays in the replacement of Iridium's satellites.
SpaceX says it has changed its helium loading procedure to address the issue in the short term, and will redesign the pressure vessels as a longer-term solution. Iridium operates a constellation of 66 satellites (plus spares) to provide mobile communications services similar to terrestrial cell phones, but using satellites instead of cell towers to relay the signals.
The launch is now scheduled for Monday, January 9.
Thales Alenia Space and Orbital ATK are manufacturing the 81 Iridium Next satellites in a plant in Gilbert, Arizona.
The court house and the security headquarters were reportedly damaged, as well as the Red Crescent and municipality offices. It is set to pave the way for peace talks between Assad's government and the opposition in Kazakhstan later this month.
First , Ford will let plug-in electric auto owners control their vehicle from home using an Amazon Echo, Echo Dot or Amazon Tap. Steve Rabuchin, vice president for Amazon Alexa said: "We believe voice is the future, and this is particularly true in cars".
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SeaWorld now has 22 orcas at its three facilities in Orlando , Florida; San Antonio, Texas; and San Diego California. The whale's health had been declining for months and he had been battling a bacterial infection in his lungs.
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The South Korean giant Samsung has made its first attempt to enter the gaming PC market with its newly launched Odyssey 15 laptop. The 15-inch model has a battery consumption of 43 watts per hour while the bigger one has can expend around 93 watts per hour.
The states of northern Brazil, which border top cocaine producers Bolivia, Colombia and Peru, are battle zones in the drug trade. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A lack of guards means prisoners can take control, experts say.
Milwaukee's standout Greek forward made the first game-winning shot of his 3 1/2-year National Basketball Association career. Curry and Durant then combined for nine points in a 12-3 start for the Warriors to regain control in the second half, 81-74.
Her mother talked about being confident she'd raised her children with strong morals that would serve them after her death. Dylann Roof's next trial for the killing of nine black worshippers at a Charleston church has been delayed.