Discovery Delayed 2nd Time

By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 25, 2009 6:22 PM CDT
Discovery Delayed 2nd Time
Astronaut John "Danny" Olivas is seen preparing to board Discovery yesterday.   (AP Photo)

NASA called off another launch attempt for the shuttle Discovery, scheduled for early tomorrow, due to a broken valve in the craft’s liquid propellant system, reports tonight. It’s the second time the mission has been postponed in less than 24 hours: Storms early this morning forced the agency to scrub a planned launch just after 1:30am. Discovery must blast off by Sunday or wait until Oct. 17.
(More NASA stories.)

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