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Sunday, May 20, 2012

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Workers, bottom, check out the engines on the Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket Saturday on space launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla. An early morning launch was aborted with a half-second remaining before liftoff, when the onboard computers automatically shut everything down.
John Raoux
Associated Press


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