Falcon 9 Static Firing Aborted

The Falcon 9 rocket is transported to the launch pad on Dec. 2. (Credit: SpaceX)

A static firing of the Falcon 9 engine was aborted at the last second on Friday afternoon. It has been postponed until Saturday at the earliest. The SpaceX rocket is to carry the first Dragon spacecraft into orbit. The launch is scheduled for Dec. 7.

Updates as they come available.