NASA has postponed the final launch of space shuttle Endeavour by about 72 hours or more. The launch had been set for 3:47pm Eastern time on Friday, but it has now been delayed until at least 2:33pm on Monday. Shuttle launch director Mike Leinbach scrubbed the launch as Endeavour engineers investigate the failure with one of the …
Quite right too. We can't have the final mission clash with The Wedding, what.
It would be great if Wills and what's-her-name were to take their honeymoon in a faulty shuttle. With luck, none of them would return, and the press would be forced to look for real news.
get over it, it happens once every few decades, if you cant fill your otherwise boring life with something more intresting then sitting in front of a TV complaining about whats on it, then thats your problem. The rest of us have had a good time thanks.
As for the shuttle, your rubbishing a significant period of history, yeah the shuttle has had its ups and downs, but its coming to the end of an era, dont make jokes out of it, history has shown us what happens when you rush space travel, people end up dead, so once again, let them get on with it and stop moaning.
Cranky to the last.
Just one more reason for a unified fuel cell/APU/OMS/RCS system. Ideally running on propellant grade LO2/LH2.
Neither *need* a working heater. They will happily boil due to the warmth of the surrounding structure.
I hope *all* designers of future space transport are taking notes.
Mr. that's a good title.
why not, the US prez wasn't invited to the wedding, was he?
Looks like it won't be Monday either "NASA managers determined it is not possible to launch Endeavour on Monday, which has been the earliest possible liftoff date. Details soon.." from the NASA Twitter stream
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