Falcon Heavy static fire test delayed again


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SpaceX yesterday re-scheduled the Falcon Heavy launchpad static fire engine test to Monday, with a window opening at 4 pm Eastern and lasting until 10 pm.

Comments at the link suggest that the software for the rocket’s hold down clamps required review. This theory however is unconfirmed.

Update: The test has now slipped to Tuesday.

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