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SUBMITTED BY ARTHUR N1ORC - AMSAT A/C #31468     
November 7, 2006

Glitch may force NASA to launch shuttle early

Dec. 6 slotted for Discovery

BY TODD HALVORSON
FLORIDA TODAY


HOUSTON - NASA faces a Dec. 17 deadline to launch Discovery and avoid 
computer failures that could appear if the shuttle and its astronauts 
are flying during the year-end computer clock rollover from 2006 to 
2007, officials said Monday.

The next chance to launch would be Jan. 14.

Here's the situation:

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http://www.flatoday.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061107/NEWS02/611070343/1007 

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