(AP) -- An astronaut who was bumped from space shuttle Discovery's final flight following a bicycle crash told his orbiting friends Friday that he's with them "in spirit."
NASA's most traveled space shuttle, Discovery, was fueled Thursday for its final voyage after nearly three decades of service.
NASA completed fueling the space shuttle Discovery Thursday, several hours ahead of its final launch to the International Space Station scheduled for 4:50 pm (2150 GMT).
(AP) -- After a four-month grounding of the space shuttle fleet, NASA's countdown clocks started ticking again Monday for Discovery's final ride into orbit.
NASA will try next week to launch space shuttle Discovery on its final voyage following a four-month delay for fuel tank repairs.
Inspectors found no damage to the Space Shuttle Discovery or to its external reserve tanks after a thin multi-piece measuring tool fell during repair work, NASA said Thursday.
(AP) -- NASA is checking space shuttle Discovery to see if it was damaged by a dropped tool.
NASA said Tuesday it will aim to launch the space shuttle Discovery on February 24, after engineers found a way to shore up cracks on the external fuel tank that have delayed its final liftoff.
NASA said Thursday it had again postponed the launch of the space shuttle Discovery, already pushed back to February, to an undetermined date to allow more time for repairs.
Space shuttle Discovery waits to roll back from Launch Pad 39A to the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida in the early morning hours of Dec 21, 2010, with the beginning of the total lunar ...