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Space shuttle Discovery now docked

On Saturday at 2:14 p.m. EST, Commander Steve Lindsey backed space shuttle Discovery into pressurized mating adapter #2 on the International Space Station’s Harmony node.

The two spacecraft were flying about 220 miles above western Australia at the time they docked.

Discovery was the first space shuttle to dock to a space station when it docked to Russia’s Mir station on mission STS-91 on June 4,

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Last Rollout of Discovery

Space shuttle Discovery was wheeled out of the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) on one of the massive crawler-transporters toward launch complex 39A – and its final mission – STS-133.

This marks the second trip out to the launch pad for Discovery; the orbiter had to be taken back to the VAB for scans and repairs.

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