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NASA optimistic SpaceX Falcon 9 engine issue resolved, clearing way for crew launch – CBS News

SpaceX is replacing two suspect engines in the Falcon 9 rocket that will boost four astronauts to the space station.

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A “subtle” engine problem that triggered the last-second abort of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket earlier this month has been resolved, engineers believe, and if ongoing tests go well, NASA plans to press ahead with the launch of four astronauts atop another Falcon 9 on November 14, officials said Wednesday.
In the meantime, SpaceX “Crew-1” commander Michael Hopkins, pilot Victor Glover, Shannon Walker and Japanese astronaut Soichi Noguchi went into initial quarantine last weekend, taking additional steps…

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