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ECO sensor testing underway

ECO sensor testing underway

Christina Drain The Corsair With the external tank one-third full of propellant, NASA crews are closely watching the engine cut-off sensors for any sign of failure. Monitoring inc ...

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Shuttle tanking uneventful

Shuttle tanking uneventful

Christina Drain The Corsair The slow fill of the three fuel cells on Atlantis is going well. A mixture of liquid hydrogen and oxygen is being pumped into the cells. The crucial EC ...

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Countdown going smoothly, but weather may be factor

Countdown going smoothly, but weather may be factor

Christina Drain The Corsair Atlantis is ready to go, but weather may be a factor in tomorrow's launch. Severe weather pummeling the southeast today is expected to move into the ar ...

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Launch Scrubbed

Launch Scrubbed

Michael Rutschky The Corsair After a series of sensor failures that restricted the December launch window for NASA Space Shuttle mission STS-122, mission managers at Kennedy Space ...

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UPDATED: A look at the Columbus space lab

UPDATED: A look at the Columbus space lab

Michael Rutschky The Corsair NASA mission STS-122 will introduce a new technological innovation to the International Space Station, courtesy of NASA's partner in the mission, the ...

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Atlantis is still a go as of Dec. 5

Atlantis is still a go as of Dec. 5

Michael Rutschky The Corsair With one day left before the launch of space shuttle Atlantis, NASA test director Jeff Spaulding and Shuttle Weather Officer Kathy Winters met with th ...

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Smooth sailing as NASA prepares for Atlantis launch

Smooth sailing as NASA prepares for Atlantis launch

Michael Rutschky The Corsair All is going well at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in the final hours leading up to the launch of the space shuttle Atlantis. So far no flaws have been ...

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Atlantis launch scrubbed again due to failing sensors

Atlantis launch scrubbed again due to failing sensors

Michael Rutschky The Corsair Confirmation came from mission managers at 7:24 a.m. EST today that a Sunday launch for space shuttle Atlantis had been cancelled. At approximately 6: ...

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Atlantis a go for Sunday launch: UPDATE

Atlantis a go for Sunday launch: UPDATE

Michael Rutschky The Corsair In a meeting held today at Kennedy Space Center, STS-122 mission managers underwent what was called a passionate discussion regarding the malfunctioni ...

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Atlantis won’t launch before Sunday: UPDATE

Atlantis won’t launch before Sunday: UPDATE

Michael Rutschky The Corsair Officials at Kennedy Space Center have elected to extend the postponement of the launch of space shuttle Atlantis from 24 hours to 48 hours, making th ...

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