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July 20, 1999 | MIKE CLARY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
What was to be the first American spaceflight commanded by a woman was scrapped just six seconds before launch early today after on-board sensors detected a high level of hydrogen fuel in an engine compartment aboard the shuttle Columbia. Early indications were that the problem could be traced to a faulty sensor rather than an actual fuel leak. If so, NASA officials said, the launch could be rescheduled for Wednesday or Thursday.
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July 20, 1999 | MIKE CLARY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
What was to be the first American spaceflight commanded by a woman was scrapped just six seconds before launch early today after on-board sensors detected a high level of hydrogen fuel in an engine compartment aboard the shuttle Columbia. Early indications were that the problem could be traced to a faulty sensor rather than an actual fuel leak. If so, NASA officials said, the launch could be rescheduled for Wednesday or Thursday.
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April 14, 1990 | United Press International
The Soviet Union has not sent women into space since 1984 because of the demanding nature of a cosmonaut's work and the potential for "moral and ethical problems," an official said Friday. Alexander D.
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April 14, 1990 | United Press International
The Soviet Union has not sent women into space since 1984 because of the demanding nature of a cosmonaut's work and the potential for "moral and ethical problems," an official said Friday. Alexander D.
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