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NASA'S Space Shuttle Discovery Departs of Launch Pad for STS-133 Mission

Space shuttle Discovery was moved the evening of January 31, from the Vehicle Assembly Building and began the journey to Launch Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida for its STS-133 mission. The move is referred to as a "rollout." The STS-133 mission to the International Space Station is the final scheduled flight for Discovery before it is retired.Discovery will carry the Permanent Multipurpose Module (PMM) packed with supplies and critical spare parts, as well as the first human-like robot in space, Robonaut 2, to the station. Discovery is targeted to launch February 24.Center Contact: Candrea Thomas, 321-867-2468HQ Contact: Joshua Buck, 202-358-1100For more info: www.nasa.gov/shuttle
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