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Fraser
2006-Aug-30, 05:03 PM
NASA managers decided on Tuesday that Tropical Storm Ernesto won't pose a threat to the Space Shuttle Atlantis, so they rolled it back out to the launch pad. There will still be high winds, so Atlantis will be locked down to the launch pad on Tuesday evening. If all goes well, Atlantis could launch as early as next week, returning to the International Space Station to continue its construction. The Kennedy Space Center will remain closed until Thursday, depending on the storm's track.

Read the full blog entry (http://www.universetoday.com/2006/08/30/atlantis-will-ride-out-ernesto/)