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Another Leak Delays Final Discovery Launch

vsolepr writes “Today’s scheduled launch was scrubbed because of a gaseous hydrogen leak near the spacecraft’s external tank. This is the fourth time in the past week that Discovery’s launch was delayed due to various leaks and electrical issues. NASA now is aiming for a launch date no earlier than Nov. 30.”

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  • Blizzard kicked off Blizzcon 2010 today with the announcement of Diablo 3’s fifth and final class – the Demon Hunter. The class uses crossbows, bolas, traps, and other gadgets to rid the land of Diablo’s evil minions. Blizzard also unveiled a major new feature for Diablo 3 – PvP Arena Battles. Players can join solo or in groups to take on other players through the Battle.net matchmaking service. Read on for more about Diablo (more…)

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  • England Women target semi-final

    Captain Catherine Spencer returns as England Women look to book their place in the World Cup semi-finals with a win over the United States on Saturday.

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  • Federer proud of semi-final run

    Roger Federer describes his run of 23 Grand Slam semi-finals as one of his greatest achievements after the sequence ended with defeat by Sweden’s Robin Soderling at the French Open.

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  • Vettel fastest in final practice

    Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel is quickest in the final practice session ahead of qualifying for the Turkish Grand Prix.

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  • Atlantis Blasts Off On Final Mission

    shuz writes “Space shuttle Atlantis lifted off today on its STS-132 mission to the International Space Station — the final flight for the venerable vehicle. The mission involves three spacewalks over 12 days (PDF), during which the team will replace six batteries on the port truss which store energy from solar panels on that truss, bolt on a spare space-to-ground Ku-band antenna, and attach a new tool platform to Canada’s Dextre robotic arm.”
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  • Sexton out of Leinster semi-final

    Leinster fly-half Jonathan Sexton will miss Saturday’s Heineken Cup semi-final against Toulouse after failing to recover from a fractured jaw.

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  • Davis defeats King in final frame

    Six-time champion Steve Davis beats Mark King 10-9 in their first round match at the World Championship in Sheffield.

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  • Lorenzo poised to miss final test

    Jorge Lorenzo admits he is likely to miss the final MotoGP pre-season test because of his hand injury.

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  • Villa ban youth player from final

    Aston Villa youngster Nathan Baker is barred from the Carling Cup final after trying to sell his tickets for the clash with Manchester United.

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