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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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Discovery Docks with the ISS

by on Jun.02, 2008, under Near Earth, Newsflash

From NASA Space Shuttle Discovery docked with the International Space Station at 1803 GMT, setting the stage for an ambitious joint mission that includes the installation of Kibo’s Japanese Pressurized Module and robotic arm system, three spacewalks, and the rotation of space station crew members. Read more on the NASA site…

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NASA Gives ‘Go’ for Shuttle Launch

by on May.20, 2008, under Near Earth, Newsflash

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. NASA senior managers completed a review Monday of space shuttle Discovery’s readiness for flight and selected May 31 as the official launch date for the STS-124 mission. Commander Mark Kelly and his six crew mates are scheduled to lift off to the International Space Station at 5:02 p.m. EDT. Read more on […]

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