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The Final Flight of Space Shuttle Discovery Archive
25 February 2011, 07:48 AM ET
Astronauts on the shuttle Discovery will scan the spacecraft for launch damage.
24 February 2011, 06:12 PM ET
The Space Shuttle Discovery and its STS-133 crew blast off from Kennedy Space Center at 4:50pm EST, February 24, 2011, for the shuttle's final mission to the ISS before retirement.
24 February 2011, 05:52 PM ET
See photos from Space shuttle Discovery's final launch into space on Feb. 24, 2011.
24 February 2011, 04:57 PM ET
Engineers are trying to fix a damaged space shuttle heat shield tile in time for today's launch
24 February 2011, 04:53 PM ET
NASA's space shuttle Discovery launched on one final mission Feb. 24.
24 February 2011, 10:41 AM ET
This afternoon, people will be able to watch the Discovery Launch from their Playstation devices.
24 February 2011, 06:33 AM ET
The space shuttle Discovery is set to launch on its final flight today.
23 February 2011, 06:26 PM ET
NASA's space shuttles aren't the gleaming spaceships you might think.
23 February 2011, 05:04 PM ET
Life on the International Space Station may get cushier when a robot butler called Robonaut 2 arrives. NASA's space shuttle Discovery will deliver Robonaut 2 to the station this week.
23 February 2011, 01:18 PM ET
NASA says the space shuttle Discovery is "ready to fly" its final mission.
23 February 2011, 07:30 AM ET
The last astronaut crew of space shuttle Discovery are all veteran spaceflyers.
22 February 2011, 01:54 PM ET
The shuttle stands ready for its planned liftoff in two days from NASA's Kennedy Space Center.
22 February 2011, 08:32 AM ET
Learn more about space shuttle Discovery's final cargo: a closet for the International Space Station.
22 February 2011, 08:00 AM ET
NASA's space shuttle Discovery has one last delivery to make before retiring.
22 February 2011, 07:19 AM ET
The space shuttle Discovery's name has long ties with exploration.
21 February 2011, 01:20 PM ET
Space shuttle Discovery has an 80 percent chance of good weather for its final launch.
20 February 2011, 12:00 PM ET
The six astronauts who will fly the space shuttle Discovery on its final mission to the International Space Station arrived at NASA's Florida spaceport today, four days ahead of their Feb. 24 launch. The crew expressed confidence that all will go well wit
18 February 2011, 07:00 PM ET
Top NASA officials decided to proceed with the planned launch of the space shuttle Discovery next week on Thursday, Feb. 24.
18 February 2011, 09:39 AM ET
NASA's top managers will meet today (Feb. 18) to set an official launch date for the space shuttle Discovery's upcoming flight to the International Space Station.
17 February 2011, 08:44 AM ET
LEGO announced a series of space-themed sets -- from a space station and shuttle to a satellite launch pad -- as a part of its first-ever partnership with NASA.
11 February 2011, 01:53 PM ET
Astronaut Mike Massimino (First Tweeter from Space) jokes around with the crew of the STS-133 mission about the delay in the flight and the last minute addition of Steve Bowen, who replaces injured Tim Kopra.
09 February 2011, 03:41 PM ET
NASA is checking the space shuttle Discovery for any damage caused by a tool dropped at its launch pad.
31 January 2011, 09:22 PM ET
Space shuttle Discovery repeated history Monday night (Jan. 31), making its final trip to the launch pad.
31 January 2011, 08:34 AM ET
The shuttle Discovery is set to roll out to the launch pad Jan. 31 ahead of its final mission
21 January 2011, 10:35 AM ET
Recent events have put a spotlight on the physical challenges of working outside in space.
19 January 2011, 02:13 PM ET
NASA has assigned a veteran spacewalker to replace injured astronaut Tim Kopra on the crew of the space shuttle Discovery, with just over five weeks remaining before the mission's Feb. 24 launch.
17 January 2011, 12:28 PM ET
Astronaut Tim Kopra is scheduled to fly on shuttle Discovery Feb. 24
14 January 2011, 02:50 PM ET
The most recent shuttle delays suggest an extra shuttle flight on the table may be threatened.
12 January 2011, 05:01 PM ET
NASA is hoping to launch the space shuttle Discovery on its final voyage no earlier than Feb. 24, after months of delays due to cracked fuel tank supports.
07 January 2011, 09:51 AM ET
NASA has delayed the space shuttle Discovery's launch yet again to allow more fuel tank repairs.
05 January 2011, 01:51 PM ET
NASA has begun reinforcing support beams on the external fuel tank of the space shuttle Discovery after extensive X-ray imaging last week revealed new cracks in some of the structural supports.
31 December 2010, 07:59 AM ET
While 2010 saw many historic successes in spaceflight and space science, plenty of things went wrong this year, too.
30 December 2010, 04:45 PM ET
NASA technicians have wrapped up a series of X-ray image scans on the space shuttle Discovery's external fuel tank, but several new cracks were detected on three of the beleaguered tank's support beams, agency officials said.
24 December 2010, 01:11 PM ET
NASA has invited Santa Claus to drop by Kennedy Space Center this Christmas Eve to check out the agency's three space shuttles as they're prepared for their final missions.
22 December 2010, 05:24 AM ET
Leaving the launch pad and rolling back to the Vehicle Assembly Building overnight, the space shuttle Discovery will spend the holidays having the external tank X-rayed as engineers look into the theory that its cracks resulted from stresses accumulated d
17 December 2010, 12:17 PM ET
NASA pumped millions of gallons of super-cold propellants into space shuttle Discovery's external fuel tank Friday morning to test why it had developed cracks along two support beams during a launch attempt last month.