Giffords to be at launch later this week
May 1st, 2011
05:35 PM ET
4 years ago

Giffords to be at launch later this week

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Florida (CNN) - A plan to launch the space shuttle Endeavour on Monday has been scrubbed, and a new launch likely will not come before the end of the week at the earliest, officials said Sunday.

Endeavour's final launch was delayed by at least 72 hours Friday because of concerns about the shuttle's heating system. Monday was the earliest possible liftoff date following the delay.

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  1. tonybudz

    They need to scrub the entire concept of launching that broken down chitty into space period. Break out with the new designs it's falling apart!!

    May 1, 2011 09:47 am at 9:47 am |
  2. michael MN

    I will be in Florida Friday and would be way to cool to see it go

    May 1, 2011 10:26 am at 10:26 am |