NASA's Space Shuttle Discovery ferry flight departs no earlier than Friday morning, Aug. 19, and arrives at KSC no earlier than 5:30 p.m. EDT, Saturday. Live coverage of Discovery's departure and arrival will be available on NASA TV.
The Shuttle's flight and refueling stops depend on weather along the route. Weather restrictions may cause unexpected changes to the flight path and arrival delays.
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