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News Archive / Tagged: On-pad abort

  • Update from ULA on abort event, status of NROL-44 payload

    Sean CostelloAugust 29th, 2020

      United Launch Alliance (ULA) provided SpaceFlight Insider with additional insight and detail regarding the current status of the NROL-44 payload, launch vehicle and the efficacy of their Delta IV Heavy auto-launch system.

  • On-pad abort for SpaceX Starlink-5, scrubbed for the day

    Sean CostelloMarch 15th, 2020

    The March 15 launch attempt of SpaceX’s Starlink-5 mission was waylaid by an on-pad abort, as the Falcon 9 first stage encountered what SpaceX referred to as “an engine power issue” upon ignition.