Space Shuttle Discovery launch cancelled

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Florida (CNN) — The launch of Space Shuttle Discovery, scheduled for Wednesday night, has been cancelled due to an apparent leak in the shuttle’s external fuel tank, according to NASA. Space shuttle Discovery readies for launch, which was scheduled for Wednesday night. Space shuttle Discovery readies for launch, which was scheduled for Wednesday night.

“A slight leak was detected in a gaseous hydrogen vent line,” NASA wrote on its Web site.
NASA says it may try another launch on Thursday at 8:54 p.m. EDT, “depending on what repairs are needed and what managers decide.”

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