NASA readies Discovery shuttle for launch

Cape Canaveral, Fla. (UPI) Feb 11, 2011 NASA says it is stepping up countdown preparations at Kennedy Space Center for the planned Feb. 24 launch of space shuttle Discovery. Shuttle managers and engineers met Friday in the first of two readiness reviews while technicians completed final installations and tests of small pyrotechnic devices that will separate the shuttle from its mobile launcher platform, solid rocket boosters


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