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sts-118 Mission Postponed 24 Hours



SUBMITTED BY ARTHUR N1ORC - AMSAT A/C #31468

> Aug. 3, 2007
>
> Katherine Trinidad
> Headquarters, Washington 
> 202-358-3749
> katherine.trinidad@nasa.gov
>
> George Diller
> Kennedy Space Center, Fla.
> 321-867-2468
> george.h.diller@nasa.gov
>
>
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> NASA'S SPACE SHUTTLE MISSION POSTPONED 24 HOURS
>
> CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - The launch of space shuttle Endeavour on 
> mission STS-118 has been postponed 24 hours to allow the shuttle 
> processing team additional time to complete routine work before 
> liftoff. The launch now is targeted for Wednesday, Aug. 8, at 6:36 
> p.m. EDT from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
>
> The additional day will provide time to complete the processing and 
> allow the countdown to begin at 8 p.m. Sunday. As originally planned, 
> the STS-118 crew will arrive at Kennedy at 5 p.m. Friday. NASA 
> Television will air live coverage of the arrival. On launch day, live 
> coverage starts at 8:30 a.m. 
>
> For NASA TV streaming video, downlink and scheduling information, 
> visit:
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> http://www.nasa.gov/ntv 
>
> For information about Endeavour's crew and mission, visit:
>
> http://www.nasa.gov/shuttle
>
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