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Discovery Launch

PHOTOS: Space Shuttle Discovery's Final Flight

AP/HUFFINGTON POST | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Discovery, the world's most traveled spaceship, thundered into orbit for the final time Thursday, heading toward the Internati...

NASA Sends Shuttle to Colonial Williamsburg

Pablo Andreu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Pablo Andreu

When NASA crunched the numbers, they realized that they only had enough gas to take them about 800 miles.

NASA: Discovery's Final Launch Will Happen Thursday

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA will try next week to launch space shuttle Discovery on its final voyage following a four-month delay for fuel tank repa...

Water Main Break At Space Center Stalls Shuttle

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A water main break at NASA's spaceport put launch preparations on temporary hold Wednesday for the next-to-last shuttle f...

NASA Shuttle Launch: Discovery Blasts Off On

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA has cleared Discovery for a Monday morning launch to the International Space Station, the last scheduled liftoff in ...

Women In Space: New Record Set As 4 Women To Orbit At Same Time

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Space is about to have a female population explosion. One woman already is circling Earth in a Russian capsule, bound for ...

Discovery Shuttle Launch Date Set For April 5

Reuters | Irene Klotz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NASA on Friday cleared space shuttle Discovery for launch on April 5 on one of its final cargo runs to the International Space Station before the flee...

Space Shuttle Discovery Blasts Off For International Space Station

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Space shuttle Discovery's astronauts steered closer to the international space station for a Sunday linkup, while checkin...

Discovery Launch Called Off, NASA To Try Again

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA called off the launch of space shuttle Discovery for a second time Tuesday after a critical fuel valve failed to wor...

Discovery Launch Postponed Due To Gas Leak

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Hit by more valve trouble, NASA postponed the launch of space shuttle Discovery just hours before it was to head to the i...

NASA Space Shuttle Launch To Happen This Afternoon

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Space shuttle Discovery and a crew of seven blasted into orbit Saturday, carrying a giant Japanese lab addition to the in...