US space shuttle Discovery reaches launch pad

Washington (AFP) Feb 1, 2011 The US space shuttle Discovery was rolled out to the launch pad in Cape Canaveral, Florida ahead of its planned liftoff on February 24, NASA said Tuesday. “The shuttle was powered up this morning as part of the initial check out of systems,” NASA said, adding that leak checks are set for Friday. The shuttle was initially set to launch on November 5 but the attempt was scrubbed after hydr


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