Managers and engineers are meeting today to review data and possible troubleshooting plans for a liquid hydrogen low-level fuel sensor inside the External Tank. The sensor failed a routine prelaunch check during the launch countdown Wednesday, causing mission managers to postpone Discovery's first launch attempt.
A new official launch date will be scheduled when a troubleshooting plan is complete and engineers are working on a solution.
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