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Discoveryâ€™s astronauts have now finished all of their work outside the station for the STS-128 mission.
After a mid-mission rest, Discoveryâ€™s crew is now ready to go for Saturdayâ€™s third and final spacewalk of the mission.
The first spacewalk of the STS-128 mission came off without a hitch on Tuesday, as spacewalkers Danny Olivas and Nicole Stott completed all the tasks on their to-do list.
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.
The launch date for the STS-128 mission to the International Space Station with Space Shuttle Discovery is scheduled for no earlier than Monday 24 August. The crew of seven includes ESA astronaut Christer Fuglesang of Sweden, on his second spaceflight, a mission dubbed â€˜AlissÃ©â€™.
U.S. astronaut Nicole Stott is scheduled to make her first journey into orbit to spend three months aboard the International Space Station, NASA said. She will be aboard space shuttle Discovery when it launches Aug. 25 at 1:36 a.m.
NASA's next space shuttle crew will answer questions submitted by YouTube users in both English and Spanish during the upcoming mission to the International Space Station.
NASA has assigned the crew for space shuttle mission STS-128. The flight will carry science and storage racks to the International Space Station.
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