|Misbehaving sun delays space station supply flight|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
CAPE CANAVERAL — A strong solar storm is interfering with the latest grocery run to the International Space Station.
On the bright side, the orbiting lab has won a four-year extension, pushing its projected end-of-lifetime to at least 2024, a full decade from now.
“This is a big plus for us,” said NASA’s human exploration chief, Bill Gerstenmaier.
On Wednesday, Orbital Sciences Corp. delayed its space station delivery mission for the third time.
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