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Latest update : 2009-07-14

NASA postponed the launch of space shuttle Endeavour again on Monday because of bad weather near the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The flight has been on hold for a month, delayed by fuel leaks and bad weather.

REUTERS - NASA postponed the launch of space shuttle Endeavour again on Monday due to bad weather near the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.


“The weather has just bitten us again,” launch director Pete Nickolenko radioed to the Endeavour crew.


Endeavour had been scheduled to lift off at 6:51 p.m. EDT (2251 GMT) on a mission to install a Japanese-built outdoor research platform at the International Space Station.


The flight has been on hold for a month, delayed by fuel leaks, lightning strikes and bad weather.
 

Date created : 2009-07-14

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