LOS ANGELES — The delayed launch of a Falcon 9 carrying six Orbcomm satellites is back on track and re-scheduled for June 11, following identification and correction of a leak in the helium system, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says. The Falcon 9 originally was set to launch from Cape Canaveral AFS, Fla., on May 10, but was stopped the day before after a helium leak prevented a scheduled static test-firing of the rocket’s Merlin engines. "We are double-checking everything on the ...
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