NASA workers are still working to fix the mysterious air leak in the space shuttle Endeavour’s cabin. They’ve been able to trace the problem down to one of two pressure-relief valves which are designed to ensure the crew cabin doesn’t become over-pressurized.
The space agency seems confident enough that they’ll trace down the source of the leak and have it resolved. The launch is still scheduled for Tuesday, August 7th at 7:02 pm EDT. If all goes well, Endeavour’s launch will begin mission STS-118 – the 22nd to fly to the International Space Station.
The shuttle has a collection of cargo, air, fuel and water on board, as well as another truss segment to build up the station’s backbone. I’ll keep you all posted if there’s another delay.
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Original Source:NASA Space Shuttle