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PRESIDENT OBAMA SCRUBBED SPACE SHUTTLE MISSION SO HE COULD CHAT WITH ASTRONAUTS!!!!
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 1236429:MV8xNDY3MjY5XzI0MTk4MjIwXzY3NDZGNjJG] [quote:Anonymous Coward 1361353] http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0411/53924.html "The launch was scrubbed because of [...] President Barack Obama, whose controversial space policy could cost him votes here on the Space Coast as he tries to win this politically pivotal state’s electoral votes again in 2012. The scrub, announced while the president was in Alabama reviewing damage from a slew of tornadoes that ripped through the South earlier this week, didn’t stop Obama from bringing his family to tour the facility. He met with the astronauts, and Endeavour Commander Mark Kelly thanked him for coming." Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0411/53924.html :damned: [/quote] Why do you knowingly mislead people. I'm no fan of Obama, but your own link says the mission was scrubbed because of a problem with the heating system. Do you hate so much that you have to make up lies? It's just strange to me. By JONATHAN ALLEN | 4/29/11 9:31 AM EDT Updated: 4/29/11 11:48 PM EDT KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. – All of the pieces were in place for a storybook space shuttle launch here Friday: a crystal-clear sky, a presidential visit, and the astronaut-and-a-congresswoman love story that periodically captivates the nation. All of the pieces, save for the big one: the shuttle. [b]The launch was scrubbed because of a problem with the heating system in one of Endeavour’s three auxiliary power units, putting the spacecraft in violation of the criteria for a launch, NASA officials said.[/b] The problem could have led to a fuel leak, said Mike Moses, the head of the launch management team. Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0411/53924.html#ixzz1KzqiQXmR [/quote]
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"The launch was scrubbed because of [...] President Barack Obama, whose controversial space policy could cost him votes here on the Space Coast as he tries to win this politically pivotal state’s electoral votes again in 2012.
The scrub, announced while the president was in Alabama reviewing damage from a slew of tornadoes that ripped through the South earlier this week, didn’t stop Obama from bringing his family to tour the facility. He met with the astronauts, and Endeavour Commander Mark Kelly thanked him for coming."
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