Vulcan Centaur in Florida (copy)

United Launch Alliance's Vulcan Centaur is taken off the R/S RocketShip after its journey from the Decatur ULA plant. The rocket was loaded on the ship in Decatur on Jan. 10. [COURTESY PHOTO/UNITED LAUNCH ALLIANCE]

United Launch Alliance isn’t taking any chances with its new Decatur-assembled Vulcan Centaur rocket, opting to stand down Thursday from a planned hot fire test, continuing the potential delays before its debut mission dubbed Certification-1.

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