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Tomorrow’s the Big Day!

According to the forecast, there is 60% chance space shuttle discovery. STS-133 is scheduled to launch tomorrow at  3:04 p.m. EDT.

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STS-133 Delayed

The Prelaunch Mission Management Team would like to give engineers more time to into investigate two electrical errors in the main engine computer that appeared this morning. STS-133 will launch no earlier than Thursday. View the mission summary by clicking on the link STS-133 Mission Summary.

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T-One Day

It’s only one more day untill the final launch of Discovery! Technicians will examine the external tank liquid oxygen feed line today and the communications will be activated this afternoon. The rotating service structure will be turned away from the shuttle this evening. Are you exited about the final launch of Discovery? Tell me in the comments!


The Kids on the ISS Come Home

After 6 months, Expedition 24 comes back from the ISS and the standby crew that will pilot any shuttle rescues has been named. That’s all for the preview. Enjoy!