|Rocket leak delays ISS delivery launch|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
CAPE CANAVERAL — A space station cargo ship will remain Earthbound for a while longer because of a rocket leak.
With just over an hour remaining, the SpaceX company called off Monday’s planned launch. Officials said they believe the problem can be fixed by Friday, the next opportunity for flying and the last chance before astronauts do urgent spacewalking repairs.
A helium leak in the first-stage of the unmanned Falcon rocket forced a halt to the countdown, the latest delay spanning the past month.
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