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2005-08-08 06:57:13

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - Cloudy skies over its Florida landing site on Monday forced NASA to postpone the return to Earth of space shuttle Discovery, prolonging by at least a day the first shuttle mission since the 2003 Columbia disaster.

2005-08-08 04:15:06

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - Cloudy skies on Monday at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida forced NASA to postpone the return to Earth of space shuttle Discovery, prolonging for at least a day the first shuttle mission since the Columbia disaster in 2003. The U.S.

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2005-08-08 03:15:00

After orbiting the Earth for 13 days, astronauts aboard space shuttle Discovery were told to circle the planet for another day as bad weather in Florida forced NASA to delay Monday's scheduled landing. The astronauts had powered up their spacecraft and were awaiting word from Mission Control to fire their braking rockets and head for home.

2005-08-08 02:27:22

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - NASA delayed the return of the space shuttle Discovery to Earth on Monday due to weather worries at the Kennedy Space Center. The shuttle had been due to land at 4:47 a.m.

2005-08-07 21:26:28

By Deborah Zabarenko CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - Shuttle Discovery's astronauts awoke late on Sunday for their last few hours in space before a scheduled pre-dawn landing, and the weather forecast looked good for an on-time touch-down. Awakened at 8:30 p.m.

2005-08-07 05:59:09

By Jeff Franks HOUSTON (Reuters) - Discovery astronauts gave their spacecraft a final inspection on Sunday and said they were confident of a safe return to Earth on the first shuttle flight since the 2003 Columbia disaster.

2005-08-07 02:40:25

By Jeff Franks HOUSTON (Reuters) - Discovery astronauts tested shuttle flight systems and used a laptop computer to practice landing Sunday as they prepared to return to Earth in the first shuttle flight since the 2003 Columbia disaster.

2005-08-06 18:40:54

By Irene Klotz HOUSTON (Reuters) - The shuttle Discovery sailed away from the International Space Station on Saturday while NASA braced for the first landing since the crew of Columbia died minutes before they were due to touch down in February 2003.

2005-08-06 10:48:25

By Jeff Franks HOUSTON (Reuters) - Discovery departed from the International Space Station on Saturday and glided off on its own in the first step toward the shuttle's risky return to Earth.

2005-08-06 07:36:47

By Jeff Franks HOUSTON (Reuters) - Discovery departed from the International Space Station on Saturday and glided off on its own in the first step toward the shuttle's risky return to Earth.


Word of the Day
scriggle
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.
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