Discovery to dock with International Space Station

Cape Canaveral, Florida (AFP) Feb 26, 2011 The US space shuttle Discovery was approaching the International Space Station Saturday as part of its final odyssey into orbit, carrying to researchers a new module and a robot. The shuttle, which blasted off from the Kennedy Space Center here on Thursday, is set to dock with the ISS at 2:15 pm (1915 GMT). Its 11-day mission includes two spacewalks. “It has been a pretty tremendous day

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