Shuttle's foam crack could delay launch

  • NASA inspectors have found a small crack in the foam insulation of the space shuttle Discovery's external fuel tank, prompting mission managers to discuss whether to press ahead with Tuesday's third launch attempt or stand down for repairs.

    The crack is located on the topmost bracket connecting a 17" liquid oxygen feedline to Discovery's 15-story external tank.

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