After a two week delay, NASA will try again NEXT Monday to launch Space Shuttle Endeavour. The delay not only pushes back the final Atlantis shuttle mission, but also the layoffs expected for workers at the Kennedy Space Center. INearly 7,000 employees in Florida are expected to lose their jobs when NASA retires the shuttle program.
Being only 90 miles away from Cuba, Floridians have felt closer than ever to their neighbor since relations between the island and the United States have improved. Researchers feel that if the U.S. ends the embargo against Cuba it will impact several areas, including the economy and environmental research.