shuttle1UPDATE: NASA is targeting space shuttle Discovery for a launch attempt Friday morning at 12:22 a.m., mission management team Chairman Mike Moses said. Engineers will evaluate a liquid hydrogen valve that developed problems during tanking operations Tuesday evening. Detailed test data about the valve will be examined before Discovery’s fuel tank is loaded with propellant ahead of Friday morning’s launch attempt.

To read about UCF alum and Space Shuttle astronaut Nicole Stott:

Preflight Interview with Astronaut and UCF Alum

UCF Alum to Live Aboard International Space Station

UCF Alum Going Out of This World (Video)