NASA Finds Crack in Shuttle Fuel-Tank Insulation NASA is investigating a new potential problem with the space shuttle Discovery. A crack in the insulation that covers Discovery's external fuel tank was found during a routine inspection after Sunday's scrubbed launch attempt. Engineers are meeting to decide if the crack is serious enough to delay Tuesday's planned launch.
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Space Shuttle Problem.

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NASA Finds Crack in Shuttle Fuel-Tank Insulation

NASA Finds Crack in Shuttle Fuel-Tank Insulation

Space Shuttle Problem.

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NASA is investigating a new potential problem with the space shuttle Discovery. A crack in the insulation that covers Discovery's external fuel tank was found during a routine inspection after Sunday's scrubbed launch attempt. Engineers are meeting to decide if the crack is serious enough to delay Tuesday's planned launch.