Saturday, May 20, 2006

Discovery Moves to Launch Pad


Space shuttle Discovery moves to launch pad
CAPE CANAVERAL -- NASA began moving Discovery to the launch pad Friday in preparation for only the second liftoff of a space shuttle since the Columbia disaster three years ago. Discovery's trek of a little more than 4 miles was expected to take about seven hours aboard a crawler-transporter. The shuttle weighs about 4.5 million pounds. [read more]
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