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3 years 6 months ago

NASA clears Endeavour for final launch Monday

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA's next-to-last space shuttle flight is set to blast off Monday morning. Mission managers gave the green light Saturday for the final voyage of Endeavour. Forecasters put the odds of acceptable weather at 70 percent. Endeavour will fly to the International Space Station...

3 years 6 months ago

Countdown resumes for Endeavour's final flight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA's countdown clocks are ticking again for the next-to-last space shuttle launch. The countdown began Friday morning for the second time for Endeavour's final mission. A launch attempt late last month was foiled by an electrical snag aboard Endeavour. NASA says repairs have fixed the...

3 years 6 months ago

Endeavour's final flight may be delayed again

The launch date for the shuttle Endeavour's final mission may have to be pushed back again. It was set for next Tuesday, but repair work on the switch box that caused Friday's scrub is taking longer than expected. A replacement was installed today, but more testing is still needed.

4 years 9 months ago

Low clouds scrubs launch

Clouds have delayed the launch of space shuttle Endeavour. NASA called everything off early this morning, with just 9 minutes left in the countdown. The band of low clouds started moving into the area late yesterday and forced the delay. Launch managers said they would try again tomorrow. Slightly better...

4 years 9 months ago

Space shuttle Endeavour cleared for Sunday launch

Space shuttle Endeavour has the green light for launch tomorrow and an improving weather forecast to go with it. The last scheduled night launch comes as workers face uncertainty after a space policy shake-up by the Obama administration. On Monday, President Barack Obama ditched the back-to-the-moon program of the previous...

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