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Watch live: Scene from the launchpad as SpaceX mission with NASA astronauts is scrubbed

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. —  Here is the scene from the launchpad as SpaceX scrubbed its historic mission to launch NASA astronauts for the first time.

Read more about the postponement here.

They will try again on Saturday.

The mission is called Demo-2 and will be the first launch of NASA astronauts from the U.S. since 2011. It is also the first crewed launch in the history of Elon Musk's company, its most important milestone yet.

Follow along at CNBC's live blog here.

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon capsule stand upright on the launchpad at NASA's Kennedy Space Center ahead of the Demo-2 launch.

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