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LeeKay

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  • Location: Cheslyn Hay, South Staffordshire. UK 159mtrs ASL
  • Location: Cheslyn Hay, South Staffordshire. UK 159mtrs ASL

    The Space Shuttle is go for launch in a few hours. Click link below for live video:

    http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/

    Quote from the news:-

    Endeavour had been scheduled for liftoff Saturday night, but a severe lightning storm at the pad Friday raised concerns that some critical systems might have been damaged. Lightning struck 11 times near the pad.

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  • Location: South Shields Tyne & Wear half mile from the coast.
  • Location: South Shields Tyne & Wear half mile from the coast.

    The launch has been delayed again until tomorrow as thunderstorms are within 10 nautical miles

    of the Kennedy Space Centre launch pad.

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  • Location: SE London
  • Location: SE London

    they left it a bit late though :)

    BBC

    The decision was made only minutes before the shuttle was due to take off from Cape Canaveral in Florida.

    love this picture

    _46045161_lightninglong_nasa226.jpg

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