Local astronaut's trip home more delayed

January 3, 2008 7:49:53 PM PST
The return home of astronaut Dan Tani may be delayed until February.He's on the International Space Station. His mother, Rose Tani died last month when her car was hit by a train in Lombard.

Tani was slated to come home on the shuttle Atlantis, which was supposed to lift off in December.

The launch was scrubbed because of a fuel gauge problem A part still needs to be replaced and now Atlantis may not leave until next month.