From: Kennedy Space Center
Posted: Friday, April 1, 2011
Space shuttle Endeavour's STS-134 Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test (TCDT) will be held later today due to the day-long severe weather that hit Kennedy yesterday.
Storms with strong winds, rain and lightning kept teams off of Launch Pad 39A and delayed preparations for today's practice countdown. The simulated launch time, T-0, which had been set for 11 a.m. EDT, now is set for 2 p.m.
Teams will conduct a thorough survey of Endeavour and the pad today. Yesterday's weather conditions prevented an evaluation following Wednesday's strong storm that passed through the region. No one was injured and initial assessments indicate there was only some minor foam insulation damage to Endeavour's external fuel tank.
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