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SpaceX Nasa launch cancelled at last minute over weather

Andrew Griffin

A historic SpaceX and Nasa launch has been cancelled minutes before liftoff amid bad weather.

The mission would have been the first time astronauts have launched from US soil in almost a decade.

But bad weather across Florida stopped the launch from Kennedy Space Center.

SpaceX and Nasa will now try again to launch on Saturday, with another possible launch window on Sunday.

But both of those days also threaten to have poor weather.

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