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Discovery Home

by on Jun.14, 2008, under Near Earth

Discovery crew pictured after landing

The space shuttle Discovery is home. Discovery touched down at 14-June 11:15 a.m. EDT at NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre, Florida, having successfully completed its 14-day visit to the International Space Station (ISS). Mission STS-124’s primary objective was to deliver and install the second component of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s (JAEA) Kibo laboratory (“Hope”). The […]

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Kibo Attached to the ISS

by on Jun.04, 2008, under Near Earth, Newsflash

Kibo Attaches to ISS

From NASA The crews of space shuttle Discovery and the International Space Station (ISS) wrapped up a busy day Tuesday, completing a six-hour, 48-minute spacewalk. They have expanded the Japanese segment of the orbital outpost by adding the Japanese Kibo laboratory to the ISS. Photo credit: NASA TV Read more on the NASA site…

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Discovery Launches for the ISS

by on May.31, 2008, under Near Earth

Discovery Launches

The space shuttle Discovery launched from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center at 5:02 p.m. EDT Saturday, May 31. It will deliver the second component of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s (JAEA) Kibo laboratory. It will also deliver a new pump for the International Space Station’s (ISS) toilet. For the last week, the ISS crew has been […]

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