View Full Version : Endeavour launch as been scrubbed
06-17-2009, 04:04 AM
The latest launch as been scrubbed due to a gas leak.:(
06-17-2009, 04:10 AM
Since when is a gas leak a major problem?
06-17-2009, 04:11 AM
I dont know, its sad night launchs are awesome.
06-18-2009, 04:51 PM
NASA does not suspect sabotage was behind the glitch that twice delayed the launch of the space shuttle Endeavour recently. But, as with any problem without an apparent solution, the space agency is investigating all possible explanations, including intentional tampering, officials said.
Endeavour's STS-127 mission (http://www.space.com/common/media/video/player.php?videoRef=SP_090611_sts-127-mission) was supposed to lift off June 13, but a leak of hydrogen gas from a pipe attached to the shuttle's fuel tank kept the vehicle grounded. NASA tried to launch Endeavour a second time on Wednesday, but again the leak appeared, even after workers replaced the leaky seal between the pipe and the shuttle.
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