Technical problem forced the American company SpaceX to cancel the launch of a spacecraft that was preparing to take four astronauts to the International Space Station. The new mission is now scheduled for March 2nd.
The mission was suspended two minutes before the scheduled launch time, at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida, United States, and the company reported that “There was no time to deal with the engine’s ignition system problem.”
“Today’s #Crew6 launch has been canceled due to a systems issue,” NASA said on Twitter.
inside the dragon capsule, Two American astronauts, one Russian and one from the United Arab Emirates They had to wait about an hour for the fuel to be completely removed from the Falcon 9 spacecraft’s engines. The mission of this team is to replace the four astronauts who have been at the NASA International Station since last October.
According to the Associated Press, which quoted SpaceX officials, the cancellation could be due to a “problem” with the ground equipment used to charge the engine’s fluid.
An engineer at SpaceX compared “the critical system to a car’s spark plug system”.
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