Thursday, 12 March 2009

STS-119 almost... almost

Sadly another problem with Discovery led to STS-119 being delayed. A Gas Leak was the problem - Corgi Fitter to the Launch Pad...
Try again Sunday - maybe?

Full story at -- Gas Leak Delays Space Shuttle Launch -

Picture of the offending Vent Line here at he NASA Space Shuttle Blog -

Monday, 9 March 2009

We have an STS-119 date…

Discovery should ‘clear the tower’ for a night time launch at 9.30pm on March 11th 2009.

See the NASA - STS-119 Launch Blog -