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Space shuttle Discovery is scheduled to begin a 13-day flight to the International Space Station with a launch at 6:21 a.m. EDT on April 5 from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Space shuttle Discovery is scheduled to begin a 13-day flight to the International Space Station with a launch at 6:21 a.m. EDT on April 5 from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
A senior NASA manager said Tuesday that they could continue to add more flights to their schedule if the nation is willing to keep dishing out $200 million per month, which could stop the retirement of the shuttle program later this year.
NASA and the Italian Space Agency announced a new use for an existing Multi Purpose Logistics Module (MPLM) known as "Leonardo."
Space Shuttle Endeavour was launched at 4:14 am EST today and is heading for the International Space Station carrying two sophisticated European modules: Node-3 (Tranquility) and Cupola.
Officials said on Sunday that Russia expects to extend the life of the International Space Station beyond 2015, although Moscow must bear the brunt of flights after the US retires its shuttles.
The astronauts and cosmonauts aboard the International Space Station and space shuttle Discovery have wrapped up their work in space together.
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Space shuttle Discovery, with its seven-member crew, launched at 11:59 pm EDT Friday from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The shuttle will deliver supplies, equipment and a new crew member to the International Space Station.
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