NASA may launch Discovery this weekend if `lucky’

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NASA may launch Discovery this weekend if `lucky'

NASA’s space shuttle Discovery may launch on July 17 if troubleshooting work on a faulty sensor that delayed takeoff yesterday goes well, shuttle program managers said today.

Discovery was scheduled to take off at 3:51 p.m. yesterday from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on the first space shuttle mission since Columbia was destroyed on its way back to Earth in February 2003, killing the seven astronauts aboard.

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