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May 31, 2008

NASA Ready To Launch Space Shuttle Discovery

Mission STS-124 is having the final touches put to it at the moment, let's just hope they haven't forgotten the supplies necessary to fix the toilet on the International Space Station. I would say let's cross our fingers, but the crew of the space station are more likely crossing their legs.

NASA are fuelling Discovery ready for a late afternoon launch at the Kennedy Space Centre, with good weather and no hiccups there should be no problems. Let's hope it stays that way.

Everything looks good for Saturday shuttle launch
The Associated Press -
(AP) — With good weather in the offing and no bumps in the countdown, NASA pushed ahead with Saturday's planned launch of space shuttle Discovery on a ...

Forecast looks bright for shuttle launch
MSNBC - USA
The rotating service structure, the giant metal shroud surrounding the space shuttle on its launch pad, is set to be retracted at 8:30 pm ET Friday. ...

Space Shuttle Launch Update: $1m lab and toilet pump for space station
Only Kent - Kent,England,UK
The weather looks good and NASA have started fueling Discovery for the space shuttle launch late this afternoon, the external tank started receiving fuel at ...

Everything looks good for Saturday shuttle launch
WZTV - Nashville,TN,USA
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER (AP) -- With the weather looking good and no hitches in the countdown, it should be full speed ahead for space shuttle Discovery this ...

Brunswick family shares thrill of shuttle launch
Brunswick Times Record - ME, United States
Models of the space shuttle and space station will be on display along with a live broadcast of the launch, preceded by a talk by guest lecturer and ...

NASA begins fueling shuttle Discovery for launch
The Associated Press -
(AP) — NASA began fueling space shuttle Discovery on Saturday for a late afternoon launch to the international space station. Everything seemed to be going ...

Buzz Lightyear Heading Into Space On Saturday's Shuttle Launch
WFtv.com - Orlando,FL,USA
NASA's Space Shuttle Discovery will have an extra passenger onboard when it goes up this Saturday. Discovery will be carrying a 12-inch tall Buzz Lightyear ...

Space station to get its largest lab
Christian Science Monitor - Boston,MA,USA
The shuttle launch Saturday, carrying the new module, is a key step for Japan’s space program. By Peter N. Spotts | Staff Writer for The Christian Science ...

Summer Camps are Go for Launch at Kennedy Space Center
Hospitality 1st (press release) - Cape Coral,FL,USA
Campers discover the sights, sounds and sensations of a Space Shuttle launch on the new Shuttle Launch Experience. This simulation offers a fun-filled ...

Space Shuttle Discovery to Launch Today
RedOrbit - Dallas,TX,USA
If the space shuttle does not blast off today, the weather forecast deteriorates for subsequent launch opportunities on Sunday and Monday, she said. ...
 

SHUTTLE LAUNCH DAY
 By quintanomedia
At NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, technicians are putting the finishing touches on space shuttle Discovery one day before its scheduled liftoff on mission STS-124. Launch is set for May 31 at 5:02 pm EDT. ...
- http://quintanomedia.wordpress.com

Todays Space Shuttle Launch - STS-124
 By Daniel Voyager
... hydrogen began at 7:38 am EDT and final preps are under-way. NASA managers today have cleared the shuttle Discovery for launch May 31, at 5:02:09 pm EDT (ALL GO). This misson will deliver and attach Japan’s huge Kibo laboratory [...]
Daniel Voyager's Blog - http://danielvoyagerwebsite2008.wordpress.com

Space Shuttle Launch
 By Fred(Fred)
Pictured is Discovery on launch pad 39B at Kennedy Space Center. Lift-off is scheduled for 5:02pm (Eastern) this afternoon.
Camden High School Class Of 65 - http://camdenhighschoolclassof65.blogspot.com/

Weather Looks Good for Saturday Shuttle Launch
The weather looks good for NASA's Saturday shuttle launch.
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EVERYTHING LOOKS GOOD FOR SAT. 31 SHUTTLE LAUNCH.
 By HAWK....
With good weather in the offing and no bumps in the countdown, NASA pushed ahead with Saturday's planned launch of space shuttle Discovery on a delivery trip to the International space station. The mission has taken on a new urgency, ...
THE OTTUMWA SHAMAN. - http://isntlifestrange.blogstream.com

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