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Fraser
2005-Sep-10, 03:34 PM
SUMMARY: In preparation for its return to flight, the space shuttle Discovery made the long slow journey atop its Crawler Transporter out to the launch pad yesterday. A small crack was discovered in the fuel tank insulation, but engineers didn't feel it was enough of a risk to delay Discovery from moving out to the launch pad. If everything goes well, Discovery will lift off on May 15, but a final report from the Columbia Accident Investigation Board could demand additional changes that would push the launch back.

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