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A Live Look at the Shuttle Launch

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A Live Look at the Shuttle Launch

A Live Look at the Shuttle Launch

A Live Look at the Shuttle Launch

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Live coverage of the launch of shuttle Discovery. The spacecraft is expected to take off on a mission twice delayed by weather concerns, amid concern over a crack in the insulating foam on an external fuel tank.

Guests:

Richard Harris, NPR science correspondent

David Kestenbaum, NPR science correspondent

Carl Walz, (Colonel, USAF, Ret.); NASA astronaut, currently assigned to the Exploration Systems Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C.