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Discovery and Crew Set for Launch Early Tuesday

Commander Rick Sturckow and crew are set to launch at 1:36 a.m. EDT on a logistics flight to the space station.
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LCROSS Looks Back at Earth and Moon

In the early hours of Aug. 17, 2009, LCROSS caught a unique glimpse of the Earth and its moon from its unique vantage point in space. LCROSS is set to impact the moon on October 9. › LCROSS images

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The space shuttle Discovery is poised for liftoff on the STS-128 mission from Pad 39a at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Monday, Aug....

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