NASA Shuttle Launch Scheduled Friday Night

NASA shuttle, Discovery, was supposed to be launched Friday morning, but after it was found out that there was a valve glitch, it was ordered that the launched would be on the evening of th same day. The said delay was ordered to give the engineers a little more time to be sure that the hydrogen valve in the engine compartment will function accurately during the space flight.

Discovery, the name of the shuttle, will be bringing supplies and equipment to the space station.During their tanking last Tuesday, the engineers found out that the valve fails to normally close and open during an operation. SO, hopefully, the launching will be successful.

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