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SpaceX Rescues Cargo Mission to Space Station

Space Exploration Technologies Corp.’s unmanned spacecraft is “back on track” to deliver cargo to the International Space Station after an engine malfunction, the company’s chief executive officer said.

Elon Musk, head of the Hawthorne, California-based company known as SpaceX, announced the engine issue in a Twitter posting about a half hour after yesterday’s 10:10 a.m. launch of the Dragon craft from Cape Canaveral, Florida.