Discovery Launch Successful
[singlepic=83,200,,,right]At 1438 EDT (1838 GMT), the space shuttle Discovery lifted successfully from the Kennedy Space…
Today’s launch of Space Shuttle Discovery has been postponed for 24 hours because of weather. The new launch time will be at 3:26 p.m. Sunday afternoon.
Thunderstorms and electrically-charged anvil clouds near the launch pad forced Nasa officials to scrub the lift-off.
Much is at stake for the mission; some observers believe the shuttle has still to prove its safety since the loss of the Columbia ship and its crew in 2003.