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Fraser
2006-Sep-06, 02:07 PM
NASA postponed today's launch of the Space Shuttle Atlantis after problems emerged during the activation of one its electricity-producing fuel cells. During preparations for launch, controllers detected a voltage spike in the fuel cell's cooling pump, and decided it posed enough of a risk to push back the launch. Managers will be meeting on Wednesday afternoon to discuss the issue, and determine when the shuttle will be ready for launch again.

Read the full blog entry (http://www.universetoday.com/2006/09/06/fuel-cell-problem-delays-atlantis-launch/)