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SpaceX delays rocket launch because of bad weather

Sun Jan 08 10:26:06 EST 2017 | Los Angeles Times
SpaceX postponed a scheduled launch of its Falcon 9 rocket Sunday because of high winds and rain at Vandenberg Air Force Base. The launch would have been the company’s first since a launch-pad explosion destroyed another rocket last September at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.  Rain is expected at the Air Force base on the Central Coast through Thursday. The plan Sunday was to carry 10 satellites into space for Iridium Communications Inc., which wants t..

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