NASA pushes forward moon rocket launch after a fuel leak

NASA on Monday pressed toward the launch of a new moon rocket

so that a crew capsule can be placed in the moon's orbit for the first time in 50 years

A leak reappeared at the same spot that had seen the leak during dress rehearsals in the spring.

Launch controllers repeatedly halted refueling operations

NASA Assistant Launch Director Jeremy Graeber said the controllers eventually managed to take the leak to safe and acceptable levels.

322-foot (98 m) rocket built by NASA.It is the most powerful rocket ever

which half a century ago was used by the Apollo program that carried astronauts to the moon

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