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Wednesday, September 6
Shuttle Launch Postponed
The launch of the space shuttle Atlantis has again been postponed. This time due to a malfunction of one of the shuttle's three fuel cells during a pre-flight check. NASA will probably try again tomorrow. See the BBC News article here .