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Last Flight of Space Shuttle Discovery: STS-133

NASA's space shuttle Discovery has flown its last mission after 27 years of spaceflight. On Feb. 24, 2011, Discovery blasted off on the STS-133 mission - a 14-day flight to the International Space Station. It was the 133rd NASA shuttle flight and 39th flight of Discovery. Relive the final voyage of space shuttle Discovery as it heads to a museum for public display.
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An astronaut evaluates the Portable Foot Restraint in space.
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Space History Photo: STS-95 Rollover
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January 15th, 2014
The orbiter Discovery shown as it rolls over to the Vehicle Assembly Building.
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Space History Photo: Bruce McCandless on Mid-Deck
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Astronaut Bruce McCandless II exits the EMU after successful deployment of the Hubble Space Telescope.
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Space History Photo: Bernard Harris and Michael Foale Prepare to Leave Airlock
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February 28th, 2014
Two astronauts prepare to leave Discovery's airlock for a spacewalk.
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Space History Photo: Discovery External Tank Connection Check
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Ken Strite inspects the connection between the Space Shuttle Discovery and the external tank to be used during STS-103 mission launch.
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Space History Photo: STS-56 Launch
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The successful second launch attempt of the Space Shuttle Discovery carried a crew of five and the ATLAS 2 into space.
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Space History Photo: STS-70 Mating
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November 20th, 2013
Discovery goes through the meticulous process of being prepared for liftoff on Mission STS-70 in early June of 1995.
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