Discovery At Launch Pad For Final Flight

By Irene Klotz

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — Space Shuttle Discovery was rolled out to the launch pad Sept. 20 for its 39th and final flight, with nine days of contingency time to meet a targeted Nov. 1 liftoff and no commitment by the U.S. government for a successor vehicle to carry people into orbit.

Rollout from Kennedy Space Center’s Vehicle Assembly ...

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