Space Shuttle Atlantis Launch Delay News Conference

NASA officials talked about the delay in the launch Space Shuttle Atlantis which was scheduled to occurred on Sunday, August 27 at 4:30 p.m. EDT. NASA… read more

NASA officials talked about the delay in the launch Space Shuttle Atlantis which was scheduled to occurred on Sunday, August 27 at 4:30 p.m. EDT. NASA delayed the planned launch of the space shuttle for 24 hours to assess possible damage from a lightning strike on the ship’s Florida launch pad the previous day. A lightning bolt struck a thick wire at the top of the shuttle’s seaside launch pad at about 2 p.m. EDT on Friday. The next launch attempt would be Monday, August 28, 2006 at 3:04 p.m. EDT.

Atlantis shuttle commander is Brent Jett. The STS-115 pilot is Chris Ferguson and mission specialists are Joseph Tanner, Daniel Burbank, Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper, and Steven MacLean of the Canadian Space Agency. close

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Space Shuttle Atlantis Launch Delay News Conference

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Program ID:
194050-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Kennedy Space Center, Florida, United States
First Aired:
Aug 26, 2006 | 3:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Aug 27, 2006 | 5:04am EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Aug 26, 2006 | 3:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 27, 2006 | 5:04am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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