Todays Space Shuttle Launch – STS-124


Latest STS-124 Photos: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/shuttle/shuttlemissions/sts124/multimedia/gallery/gallery-index.html

The loading of space shuttle Discovery’s external tank with 500,000 gallons of liquid oxygen and hydrogen began at 7:38 a.m. EDT and final preps are under-way. NASA managers today have cleared the shuttle Discovery for launch May 31, at 5:02:09 p.m. EDT (ALL GO). This misson will deliver and attach Japan’s huge Kibo laboratory module to the international space station.

Orbiter: Discovery
Mission: STS-124
Payload: Kibo lab
Launch: May 31, 2008
Time: 5:02 p.m. EDT
Site: Pad 39A, Kennedy Space Center, Florida
Landing: June 14 @ approx. 11:02 a.m. EDT
Site: Shuttle Landing Facility, KSC

Watch Live Nasa Streaming of the Launch: http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/live_tv.html

STS-124 Status Updates: http://www.spaceflightnow.com/shuttle/sts124/status.html

Space Shuttle Updates: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/shuttle/main/index.html

Countdown until Launch: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/shuttle/launch/index.html

 

GO GO DISCOVERY!!!!! http://science.ksc.nasa.gov/shuttle/countdown/video/

 

 

 

 

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