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Astronauts Alvin Drew and Steve Bowen completed the second and final STS-113/ISS spacewalk at 21:56 GMT.

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Robonaut-1 Edge of Space HD Video



Robonaut-1 show's what it's like to be at the edge of space over florida after the last launch of Space Shuttle Discovery.  Note the shuttle plume decaying in the upper atmosphere.

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Discovery's mission extended one day

Space shuttle Discovery's mission has been extended by a day.
At 6 p.m. Monday, ISS Commander Scott Kelly and Discovery Commander Steve Lindsey were notified.
Landing now set for Tuesday, March 8.

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STS-133 Flight Day 4 Highlights: Spacewalk One Preparations



STS-133 astronauts begin preparation for Steve Bowen and Alvin Drew's upcoming spacewalks. The crew checks out tools and goes over EVA 1 procedures. Bowen and Drew campout in the Quest airlock.

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Shuttle Discovery astronauts are about to make the first of two spacewalks this week to carry out maintenance tasks on the exterior of the International Space Station.
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US space shuttle Discovery docks at space station

The US space shuttle Discovery has docked at the International Space Station.
It has docked for the last time, as it is set to be retired after this mission and placed in a museum.
This is the 13th time it has flown to the space station, where it is to deliver a new store room and a sophisticated humanoid robot.

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The space shuttle Discovery successfully docked with the International Space Station's Harmony node at 19:14 GMT as they orbited above western Australia.

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The space shuttle Discovery  is set to dock with the ISS at 1915 GMT.

(listen to it with the live NASA TV link in the menu bar)

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Shuttle launch: Discovery blasts off for the last time

The US space shuttle Discovery has blasted off for the last time on a mission that marks the beginning of the end of the shuttle era.
Around 40,000 guests gathered at Kennedy Space Centre to watch the launch of the historic mission, carrying six astronauts and the first humanoid robot to go into space.

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