The Falcon 9 rocket, poised to launch at 8:29 pm on Dec. 21, 2015 from Cape Canaveral, Fla., as seen on Dec. 16, 2015.
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By NBC News
December 20, 2015

SpaceX delayed the scheduled launch of its Falcon 9 rocket Sunday to allow time “for more analysis.”

The rocket had been scheduled to launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida at 8:29 p.m. ET Sunday, but SpaceX announced at 4 p.m. that it would aim for a launch at 8:33 p.m. Monday.

“Upon further review of the static fire data, SpaceX has determined that an additional day prior to launch will allow for more analysis and time to further chill the liquid oxygen in preparation for launch,” SpaceX said…

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