NASA scrubs Endeavour launch

Low cloud ceiling grounds shuttle


NASA has scrubbed today's planned lift-off of space shuttle Endeavour due to a "low cloud ceiling" at Kennedy Space Center.

The agency says the next launch opportunity is tomorrow (Monday) at 09:14 GMT.

Endeavour's STS-130 mission to the International Space Station will be the last nighttime shuttle launch. The 13-day excursion is primarily to deliver and attach the US's Tranquility node and seven-windowed cupola.

NASA's mission summary is here. ®

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