NASA is attempting the maiden launch of the Orion spacecraft into low-earth orbit this morning out of Cape Canaveral, Fla. for a four-hour flight and re-entry test, but it’s not going so well.
The launch is currently delayed due to a faulty valve:
And Tweeters are offering the scientists and engineers at NASA their advice on how to fix the problem:
It would be hilarious if it were that simple, right?
Let’s let Slate’s Phil Plait explain what they’re actually doing, however:
Oh. So turning it off and on again was the legitimate solution? Ha!
Video from NASA of the reboot:
And there’s still hope that they make the launch by 9:44.