Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) has postponed the planned Aug. 27 launch of the AsiaSat-6 communications satellite to determine whether the cause of a failed demonstration of its F9R Dev-1 test rocket on Aug. 22 could pose any risk to the commercial Falcon 9 v1.1 mission. "We are not aware of any issue with Falcon 9, nor the interfaces with the spacecraft, but have decided to review all potential failure modes and contingencies again. We expect to complete this process in one to ...


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