Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Space Shuttle Discovery STS-119 UPDATE: Launch Scrubbed for Wednesday

Space Shuttle Discovery STS-119
Launch Scrubbed for Wednesday
Wednesday, March 11, 2009
01:48pm CDT
. About file photo: Discovery viewed secured on Launch Pad 39A across the waters of the Banana River at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. January 14, 2009
Photo credit: NASA/Troy Cryder
The STS-119 launch was scrubbed at 2:37 p.m. EDT due to a hydrogen leak in a Liquid Hydrogen vent line between the shuttle and the external tank. The launch team is currently beginning the process of draining the external fuel tank.
UPDATE: 11:00pm CDT
Next launch attempt is now said to be no earlier than...
Sunday, March 15th at 7:43pm EDT

* Read Latest Updated STS-119 News
Check back Sunday morning some time to see if we will have another launch attempt!


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