Weather woes force NASA to delay shuttle return

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  • Monday, 08 Aug 2005

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - Cloudy skies over its Florida landing site on Monday forced NASA to postpone the return to Earth of space shuttle Discovery on the first shuttle mission since the 2003 Columbia accident. 

Although the clouds were dissipating and conditions appeared to be acceptable for a landing, NASA said it was taking no chances and delayed the shuttle's return for at least a day. 

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