SpaceX Private Spacecraft Launch Scrubbed

The launch of the SpaceX private spacecraft, scheduled to dock with the International Space Station, was called-off in its final seconds due to a problem with the rocket motor. SpaceX is NASA’s private enterprise answer to hitching rides on Russian spacecraft, which is not only embarrassing but scary.

North Korea Launches Rocket

Reports from South Korea indicate North Korea has launched its Unha-3 rocket. The U.S. and its allies consider the launch an attempt to test long-range missile technology. Early indications from the massive numbers of satellites and radar facilities pointed at the Korean Peninsula are the launch was not a success.