Tag: Space Shuttle Discovery

Space Shuttle Discovery launch confirmed for Friday

February 23, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

The launch of the Space Shuttle Discovery from the Kennedy Space Centre has been confirmed for this Friday at 7.50am AEST. The launch will be webcast on NASA.TV. Further information on the mission can be found here.

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Gas leak cancels Discovery launch until November 30

November 6, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

A gas leak between the Space Shuttle Discovery’s external fuel tank and the umbilical line that is used to fill it, and a crack in the external fuel tanks insulation has resulted in the the launch of the Space Shuttle being cancelled. At this stage, NASA is not sure how long repairs will […]

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Next attempt to launch Space Shuttle tomorrow morning

November 5, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

The next attempt to launch the Space Shuttle Discovery will occur tomorrow morning at 5.04 am AEST (add one hour if daylight savings applies in your state or territory). NASA is forecasting a 60% chance of weather conditions improving enough for a launch attempt. Assuming the launch occurs, you will be able to […]

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Space Shuttle Discovery launch cancelled till Saturday

November 4, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Update: Bad weather has cancelled the latest attempt to launch the Space Shuttle Discovery. The next attempt will be Saturday morning Australian time. The Space Shuttle Discovery launch is now scheduled for 5.29 am AEST tomorrow morning (add one hour if daylight savings applies in your location). Weather is now apparently the only […]

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Shuttle Discovery launch delayed due to electrical problems

November 3, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

The launch is expected to be delayed for at least a day. For more information see NASA’s website.

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Space Shuttle Discovery launch delayed till Thursday

October 31, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Technical problems have resulted in the launch of the Space Shuttle Discovery being delayed until 5.52 am AEST Thursday morning. More information about the delay can be found here on NASA’s website. Live coverage of the launch will be shown on NASA TV via the Internet.

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Second last ever Shuttle flight cleared for launch

October 26, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

NASA has given the go-ahead for the second last ever Space Shuttle launch this coming Tuesday morning at 6.40 am AEST (add one hour if daylight savings is in use in your location). The launch was under threat due to a minor fuel leak. That has since been repaired and a go given […]

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Shuttle launch 2 November pending fuel leak fix

October 24, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

The Space Shuttle Discovery (on mission STS-133) is scheduled to launch at 6.40am AEST on Tuesday 2 November 2010 on its last flight to space pending the impact of a just fixed fuel leak. Assuming the leak fix has worked, we will be able to watch the launch live on NASA.TV via the […]

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