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Wednesday, 26 August 2009 17:45

STS-128 delayed again: Valve problem

The Wednesday, August 26, 2009 launch of the space shuttle Discovery was scrubbed again, but this time because of a suspect valve in the main propulsion system. The scheduled launch date is now set for Friday, August 28, 2009, if repairs can be made in the meantime.

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Tuesday, 25 August 2009 18:12

Stormy weather grounds STS-128/Discovery

Even though the weather was supposed to improve as launch time approached at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, it didn’t. The NASA manned mission to the International Space Station had to be postponed 24 hours.

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With the space shuttle Discovery packed full of a treadmill named COLBERT and a canister called Leonardo, the NASA STS-128 mission to the International Space Station is scheduled to lift off very early Tuesday morning from the Kennedy Space Center; that is, if the weather holds.

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