Tank leak delays Discovery launch until end November

Cape Canaveral, Florida (AFP) Nov 5, 2010 A hydrogen leak forced NASA to announce its fifth delay Friday to the space shuttle Discovery’s final mission to the International Space Station, this time until the end of November. A seven-inch (18 centimeter) long crack was found on the external fuel tank of the shuttle just hours before it was to launch, prompting the latest setback for the troubled mission after a spate of bad weather a

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