SpaceX Delays Manned NASA Launch: Report

By Claudia Assis Markets MarketWatch Pulse

Privately held Space Exploration Technologies Corp. has delayed its first manned NASA launch to mid-2018, a delay of about half a year, The Wall Street Journal reported late Monday. The company, led by Tesla Motors Inc. CEO Elon Musk, has reported the delay to NASA earlier this year and confirmed it on Monday, the newspaper said. The delay comes roughly three months after a SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket exploded during a prelaunch test.

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