CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- After yet another delay in the launch of space shuttle Endeavour, NASA fueled the ship again Wednesday for a launch to begin a mission to ferry a fresh crew to the international space station.
Rain clouds over the launch pad scuttled Tuesday evening's attempt to send Endeavour and seven astronauts on their way. NASA waited as long as possible before halting the countdown, conducted amid unprecedented security. Similar weather was expected Wednesday afternoon.
"God's in control of the weather; we'll wait for him," commander Dominic Gorie said before crawling out of the shuttle cockpit.
On Wednesday morning, NASA began filling Endeavour's external tank with more than 500,000 gallons of fuel as forecasters expressed growing concern for high wind, rain and clouds at launch time, right before sunset.
Endeavour was supposed to blast off last Thursday, but had to wait for the space station's residents to clear a jammed docking mechanism.
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