Weather Delays Shuttle's Return Until Tomorrow

Have one more shot today; supplies will last weekend
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted May 22, 2009 7:10 AM CDT
Weather Delays Shuttle's Return Until Tomorrow
President Barack Obama talks on the phone to the crew of space shuttle Atlantis in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 20, 2009.   (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Stormy weather in Florida prevented space shuttle Atlantis and its crew from landing today, and the crew will try again tomorrow. The news isn't a huge surprise to the seven astronauts, who are wrapping up a successful mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope. The weather outlook has been grim for days. The crew has enough supplies through Monday.
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