Extra shuttle mission this year in doubt

Cape Canaveral, Fla. (UPI) Jan 14, 2011 Delays in the space shuttle Discovery’s mission for repairs to its fuel tank raise doubts about an extra shuttle mission this year, U.S. officials say. Two more shuttle trips were planned before the aging three-orbiter fleet was to be retired when a third, final mission was approved by Congress last year in a NASA authorization bill signed by President Barack Obama.

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