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Old 05-21-12, 01:30 PM   #1
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Post How One Faulty Nitrogen-Purge Valve Forced SpaceX to Abort

SpaceX engineers were able to trace the high pressure problem that caused Saturday's launch to be aborted to a valve that controls the flow of nitrogen used to purge the engine before ignition. Wired aerospace reporter explains exactly what went wrong.




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Kudos for proper regulations and preventing an unsafe launch.
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