December 13, 2000
Engineers postpone Atlantis mission in light of Endeavor failure
Author: JT Smith
When the Space Shuttle Endeavor launched recently, one of the charges intended to separate the rocket boosters from the Shuttle failed to fire, and it could have cost the mission, the spacecraft, and the crew. Atlantis is scheduled to launch in January but its being postponed because of the problem. Space.com has the story.