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Discovery Launch on STS-133 Mission Now Targeted for Wednesday

Published by Matt on Mon Nov 1, 2010 11:05 am via: NASA
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The official countdown clock began ticking backward at 2 p.m. EDT Sunday. Launch is targeted for Wednesday, Nov. 3 at 3:52 p.m. NASA Test Director Steve Payne said this morning that the work to repair the leaks is complete, the system is repressurized and work is on schedule for Discovery’s launch.

Space shuttle Discovery is seen on Launch Pad 39A early in the morning of Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

Space shuttle Discovery is seen on Launch Pad 39A early in the morning of Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

The Mission Management Team plan to meet Monday morning with a Pre-launch News Conference scheduled to follow at 11 a.m. The new conference will be carried live on NASA Television and at www.nasa.gov/ntv.

The weather forecast remains at 70 percent chance of favorable conditions at launch time.

During space shuttle Discovery’s final spaceflight, the STS-133 crew members will take important spare parts to the International Space Station along with the Express Logistics Carrier-4. Discovery has been moved to Launch Pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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STS-133 launch due on the wednesday of this week that is 11/03/y2x.The six(6) crew member of flight will launch from space center florida at 3:52 p.m,it carries a 1918 pounds propellent,hardware and exchangeable reneweable batteries for STS-131 and other modulatory satellites in the outter orbit and perform a gallant space walk at the interval of two(2)hour and thirty five(35)minutes,the some amount space food for crew members for the entire adventurous exploration.The expedition will last for 15days safe and sound in touch with you.....
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