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Moving equipment and supplies brought to the International Space Station by Discovery, preparation for the missionâ€™s second spacewalk on Sunday and chats with media representatives and students filled much of the crewsâ€™ day.
After NASA's next shuttle launch, space will have the most women it has ever encountered at one time.
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.
NASA has assigned the crews for space shuttle missions STS-130 and STS-131. The STS-130 mission will deliver a third connecting module to the International Space Station and a seven-windowed cupola to be used as a control room for robotics.
Japanâ€™s space agency announced Tuesday it is set to hit another milestone in sending the countryâ€™s first astronaut mother into space.
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