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NASA Calls Off Space Shuttle Launch, Again

A faulty fuel tank sensor forces NASA to reschedule the launch of the space shuttle Atlantis again. The space agency now hopes to send the spacecraft up on Saturday morning. It will be the fourth attempt to send Atlantis up for a construction mission at the international space station.

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Award-winning journalist Richard Harris has reported on a wide range of topics in science, medicine and the environment since he joined NPR in 1986. In early 2014, his focus shifted from an emphasis on climate change and the environment to biomedical research.