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NASA STS-124 Mission Takes Off

NASA STS-124 Mission Takes Off

On 5:02 p.m. EDT NASA launched the Discovery Space Shuttle on its latest mission, STS-124. The shuttle will deliver Japan’s Kibo pressurized module to the International Space Station (ISS). Furthermore, during some last minute preparations, very important equipment has been ...

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STS-123 Heading for Space Station

STS-123 Heading for Space Station

The Space shuttle Endeavour was launched into orbit earlier this morning carrying seven astronauts, a special Canadian robotic system, and a section of Japan’s space-based laboratory. This shuttle launch comes at a time when NASA faces a grim reality – ...

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STS-120 Takes Off With a Lightsaber

STS-120 Takes Off With a Lightsaber

Space Shuttle Discovery was launched today from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 11:38 a.m. EDT, following a smooth countdown. STS 120 will deliver and install the new Harmony Space Module onto the International Space Station (ISS), completing the ...

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STS-121 Discovery Launch

STS-121 Discovery Launch

Space Shuttle Discovery launch – mission STS-121 – was the third launch attempt in four days after previous ones were scrubbed due to weather concerns. Liftoff was on-time at 2:38 p.m. EDT on July 4th, 2006. The Orbital Insertion Altitude ...

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