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Launch Director Mike Leinbach speaking to Launch Commentator Bruce Buckingham
Interview with Mike Leinbach
Launch Commentator Bruce Buckingham talks to Launch Manager Mike Leinbach about the weather that scrubbed today's launch attempt.
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Shuttle Launch Director Mike Leinbach stands at his console in Firing Room 4
Weather Foils Launch
The first attempt to launch Space Shuttle Discovery on mission STS-121 was scrubbed for 24 hours due to weather constraints.
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Crew members are strapped into Space Shuttle Discovery's crew module.
All Strapped In
The closeout crew assists the STS-121 astronauts as they enter Space Shuttle Discovery one at a time and are strapped in for launch.
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The STS-121 crew departs for the launch pad.
Headed to the Pad
The seven STS-121 crew members leave the Operations and Checkout Building and board the "Astrovan" for the 25-minute trip to Launch Pad 39B.
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Space Shuttle Discovery on Launch Pad 39B
Televised Coverage Begins
Launch Commentator Bruce Buckingham opens televised coverage of the countdown to launch of Space Shuttle Discovery on the STS-121 mission.
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