SpaceX rocket launch to Reach International Space Station aborted

The launch in the early hours of Saturday morning would have made US firm SpaceX the first commercial company to send a spacecraft to the International Space Station
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SpaceX rocket Falcon 9 sits on Pad 40 of the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Titusville, Florida. The launch Saturday morning launch would make SpaceX the first commercial company to send a spacecraft to the International Space Station. (Getty Images)
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SpaceX rocket Falcon 9 sits on Pad 40 of the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Titusville, Florida. The launch Saturday morning launch would make SpaceX the first commercial company to send a spacecraft to the International Space Station. (Getty Images)
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Retired NASA employee Charlie Parker passes the SpaceX rocket Falcon 9, which sits on Pad 40 of the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Titusville, Florida. The launch Saturday morning launch would make SpaceX the first commercial company to send a spacecraft to the International Space Station. (Getty Images)
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SpaceX rocket Falcon 9 sits on Pad 40 of the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Titusville, Florida. The launch Saturday morning launch would make SpaceX the first commercial company to send a spacecraft to the International Space Station. (Getty Images)