Cape Canaveral, FL (AP) - Space shuttle Discovery will be
waiting a little longer for its final flight.
NASA has put off Discovery's launch until at least Dec. 3 while
it continues to make repairs.
Discovery was grounded two weeks ago by a hydrogen gas leak that
cropped up during fueling. Later, cracks were found in Discovery's
fuel tank, underneath a crack in the tank's foam insulation.
The shuttle will carry a crew of seven and a load of supplies to
the International Space Station.
NASA is retiring the fleet and closing out its shuttle program
next year after three decades. Discovery is the oldest and most
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