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21 May 2012, 15:34 UTC The next opportunity for the launch of the Falcon 9 by SpaceX to potentially take the Dragon capsule to the International Space Station will be tonight! Or, more accurately, very early Tuesday morning.I'll be tuned in to a number of feeds on various machines and on NASA television to watch again, with fingers crossed that we won't have anymore heart-breaking aborts with half a second left on the clock.One of my friends' kids in front of the Cape C sign!The estimated launch window for this attempt will begin at 12:44am PACIFIC time, 03:44am EASTERN time, and 07:44 UTC ... another sleepless night! But it's always worth the fun and hype, particularly when all the SpaceTweeps get rolling on Twitter. Follow me at @Pillownaut for live-tweeting and join in the conversations! Watch the re-tweets for other fun space folk from NASA and SpaceX you can follow.Live coverage available for the hour before the event will be on: SPACE EXPLORATION TECHNOLOGIES: http://www.spacex.com/webcastNASA TELEVISION: http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/index.htmlSPACEFLIGHT NOW: http://spaceflightnow.com/falcon9/003/status.htmlSPACEREF INTERACTIVE: http://spaceref.comLIVESTREAM: http://new.livestream.com/spacexMSNBC: http://video.msnbc.msn.com/msnbc.comCoverage includes interviews with SpaceX employeesSome tidbits to keep in mind while watching and hoping for this amazing space exploration milestone? SpaceX has spent $1.2 billion dollars thus far in pursuit of what ...

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