Space-X scrubs launch of Falcon 9 rocket after pressure problem

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - SpaceX scrubbed its Falcon 9 rocket launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida, Friday minutes before the launch window ended.

The launch was set for 4:08 p.m. MDT, but engineers pushed the launch back to 5:01 p.m. MDT to give SpaceX time to check an issue. The launch was later aborted due to a pressure problem.

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is carrying six compact spacecraft and a fleet of Orbcomm satellites. 

The launch originally scheduled for May was scrubbed then because of a helium leak.

This flight is the first of two launches that will carry 17 Orbcomm satellites into space via SpaceX rocket. The satellites will allow customers to remotely track, monitor and control transportation and logistical assets, heavy equipment, oil and gas infrastructure, ships and buoys. 

Watch a video about the Falcon 9 Rocket below:

About 70-million dollars in assets are launching into space during Friday's launch by Orbcomm, a New Jersey-based company.

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