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Did you hear that the Space X mission was delayed?

On Tuesday, SpaceX and NASA announced they had to delay the first-ever operational “crew shift” launch of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft from October 31 to November 14 — the latest in a long line of prior delays.

This time, Teslarati reports, it was due to a hardware issue: a tiny layer of protective lac
https://futurism.com/the-byte/historic-spacex-astronaut-launch-delayed-nail-polish lacquer, likened to “nail polish” by SpaceX’s VC of build and flight reliability Hans Koenigmsann, was blocking a relief valve line in one of the Falcon 9 booster’s Merlin 1D engines.

As a result, SpaceX had to replace two boosters on theFalcon 9. According to Koenigsmann, both replacement engines are already installed and ready to go.

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No, I hadn't, but I'm glad they're finding and fixing problems.
I'd be more concerned if they rushed the work.
Safety should always be priority one.
As aggressive as Musk is, I worry about that sometimes.
At times it seems like he wants what he wants at any cost.
This isn't a long delay, so that's good.

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