View Full Version : STS-114 Countdown Begins July 10

2005-Sep-07, 09:27 PM
SUMMARY: With the safety concerns resolved, NASA has announced that they will begin the official countdown for STS-114; the space shuttle return to flight. The countdown begins on July 10 at 2200 UTC (6:00 pm EDT), which is 43 hours before liftoff. If all goes well, Discovery and its seven-member crew of astronauts will lift off at approximately 1951 UTC (3:51 pm EDT) on July 13. They will visit the International Space Station to deliver some supplies, and then test out a series of new procedures designed to improve the safety of the shuttle.

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