7-26-05 - KENNEDY SPACE CENTER (AP) - The space shuttle Discovery has lifted off for a flight to the international space station. It
marks a return to flight for the shuttle, two and a-half years after the Columbia disaster.
Seven crew members are on board for a 12-day mission.
The weather cooperated for the launch -- as did the sensors on the shuttle's external fuel tank. A problem with one of those sensors caused a Discovery launch to be scrubbed two weeks ago.
Technicians were never able to figure out what the problem was.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.