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2008-06-14 12:00:00

Space shuttle Discovery and its crew landed at 11:15 a.m. EDT Saturday, at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla., completing a 14-day journey of more than 5.7 million miles in space. The STS-124 mission was the second of three flights to launch components to the International Space Station to complete the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's Kibo laboratory. Discovery delivered Kibo's tour bus-sized Japanese Pressurized Module, or JPM, which is the station's largest module. The mission included...

2008-05-31 06:35:41

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - NASA's shuttle Discovery and its seven-astronaut crew are poised to rocket spaceward this afternoon carrying the largest laboratory ever built for the International Space Station. Discovery is counting down toward a 5:02 p.m. EDT (2102 GMT) liftoff from a seaside launch pad here at NASA's Kennedy Space Center (KSC). The seven crewmembers of the shuttle's STS-124 mission are planning to deliver the Japan's $1 billion Kibo laboratory module - a room the size of a...