NASA: Wednesday night shuttle launch is official
Published 03/06/2009, Associated Press
It’s official: NASA has finally settled on a Wednesday night launch for space shuttle Discovery. The flight to the international space station was originally set for mid-February, but was delayed four times because of concern over critical shuttle valves. Today, senior NASA managers meeting at Kennedy Space Center put the valve issue to rest for Discovery and cleared the shuttle for flight.Word count: 397
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