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Atlantis rollout postponed

[color=#6200aa]The rollout to the launch pad of the Space Shuttle Atlantis has been postponed for a second time due to unfavourable weather conditions.[/color]

[color=#6200aa]The rollout is now schedule to start no earlier than Wednesday at 2am EDT.[/color]

[color=#6200aa]The launch window for this mission to resume construction of the International Space Station opens Aug. 27. During their 11 days in space, the astronauts will install the integrated P3/P4 truss segment with its two large solar arrays that will provide one-fourth of the total power generation capability of the completed station.[/color]

[color=#6200aa]Tracy[/color]

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