Wednesday, March 11, 2009

SCRUB: Tank Fuel Leak Delays Launch

Launch of Discovery tonight has been called off for today due to a hydrogen fuel leak originating from a line between the external tank & Orbiter. NASA says they are working toward a launch on Thursday night at 8:54 pm ET.

NASA has to until Friday to launch Discovery, or stand down until April 8th, due to a Soyuz mission to the space station, and the ability to carry out all of the STS-119 mission objectives.

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