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Offline citizenx

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NASA picks Thursday for Discovery's final launch
By Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer
Updated 19m ago |
 
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida — NASA will try next week to launch space shuttle Discovery on its final voyage following a four-month delay for fuel tank repairs.

Liftoff is set for late Thursday afternoon. Senior managers voted unanimously Friday on the new launch date after discussing the fixes made since the shuttle's grounding in early November.

Cracks in the external fuel tank were discovered after a launch attempt was foiled by leaking hydrogen gas. It's taken this long to understand and repair the cracking, which could have harmed the shuttle during liftoff.

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http://www.usatoday.com/tech/science/space/2011-02-18-space-shuttle-final-launch_N.htm

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Mission Patch for third-to-last mission of the shuttle fleet and last mission for Discovery (upside-down):



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  133 =7  this could get interesting  bumping for later

Offline TheCaliKid

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133?

LOL they love it
Better to beg for forgiveness, than to ask for permission

Offline shipgeek

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All will be well. Scrubs are all I can see. Other than that they will be OK.

Current schedule of ISS flight events
UTC time is used in table

2011
February 18 - HTV-2 "Kounotori-2" relocation (to Harmony zenith) by SSRMS
February 20 - Progress M-07M undocking (from Zvezda)
February 24 - ATV-2 "Johannes Kepler" docking (to Zvezda)
February 24 - Discovery (STS-133) launch [ Lindsey, Boe, Drew, Barratt, Bowen, Stott]
February 26 - ISS orbit's test reboost by ATV-2 "Johannes Kepler" engines
February 26 - Discovery (STS-133) docking (to PMA-2)
February 28 - first STS-133 spacewalk from Quest airlock [Bowen, Drew]
March 2 - second STS-133 spacewalk from Quest airlock [Bowen, Drew]
March 3 (TBD) - ISS orbit's reboost by Discovery engines
March 5 - Discovery (STS-133) undocking (from PMA-2)
March 7 - HTV-2 "Kounotori-2" relocation (to Harmony nadir) by SSRMS
March 7 - Discovery (STS-133) landing [ Lindsey, Boe, Drew, Barratt, Bowen, Stott]
March 16 - Soyuz TMA-M undocking (from Poisk) and landing [Kaleri, Skripochka, S.Kelly]
March 17/18 - ISS orbit's reboost by ATV-2 "Johannes Kepler" engines
March 28 - HTV-2 "Kounotori-2" unberthing (from Harmony nadir) and release by SSRMS
March 29 - HTV-2 "Kounotori-2" deorbit
March 30 - Soyuz TMA-21 launch [Samokutyaev, Borisenko, Garan]
April 1 - Soyuz TMA-21 docking (to Poisk)
April 19 - Endeavour (STS-134) launch [M.Kelly, G.H.Johnson, Fincke, Chamitoff, Feustel, Vittori]
April 21 - Endeavour (STS-134) docking (to PMA-2)
April 23 - first STS-134 spacewalk from Quest airlock [Feustel, Chamitoff]
April 25 - second STS-134 spacewalk from Quest airlock [Feustel, Fincke]
April 26 - Progress M-09M undocking (from Pirs)
April 27 - Progress M-10M launch
April 27 - third STS-134 spacewalk from Quest airlock [Feustel, Fincke]
April 29 - fourth STS-134 spacewalk from Quest airlock [Fincke, Chamitoff]
April 29 - Progress M-10M docking (to Pirs)
May 1 - Endeavour (STS-134) undocking (from PMA-2)
May 3 - Endeavour (STS-134) landing [M.Kelly, G.H.Johnson, Fincke, Chamitoff, Feustel, Vittori]
May 16 - Soyuz TMA-20 undocking (from Rassvet) and landing [Kondratyev, Nespoli, Coleman]
May 30 - Soyuz TMA-02M launch [Volkov, Furukawa, Fossum]
June 1 - Soyuz TMA-02M docking (to Rassvet)
June 4 - ATV-2 "Johannes Kepler" undocking (from Zvezda)
June 5 - ATV-2 "Johannes Kepler" deorbit
June 21 - Progress M-11M launch
June 23 - Progress M-11M docking (to Zvezda)
June 28 - Atlantis (STS-135) launch [Ferguson, Hurley, Magnus, Walheim]
July 1  - Atlantis (STS-135) docking (to PMA-2)
July 3 - STS-135 spacewalk from Quest airlock [Garan, Fossum]
July 8 - Atlantis (STS-135) undocking (from PMA-2)
July 10 - Atlantis (STS-135) landing [Ferguson, Hurley, Magnus, Walheim]
July 27 - spacewalk (ISS Russian EVA-29) from Pirs airlock [Volkov, Borisenko]
August 29 - Progress M-11M undocking (from Zvezda)
August 30 - Progress M-12M launch
September 1 - Progress M-12M docking (to Zvezda)
September 16 - Soyuz TMA-21 undocking (from Poisk) and landing [Samokutyaev, Borisenko, Garan]
September 30 - Soyuz TMA-22 launch [Shkaplerov, Ivanishin, Burbank]
October 2 - Soyuz TMA-22 docking (to Poisk)
October - spacewalk (ISS Russian EVA-30) from Pirs airlock
October 25 - Progress M-10M undocking (from Pirs)
October 26 - Progress M-13M launch
October 28 - Progress M-13M docking (to Pirs)
November 16 - Soyuz TMA-02M undocking (from Rassvet) and landing [Volkov, Furukawa, Fossum]
November 30 - Soyuz TMA-03M launch [Kononenko, Kuipers, Pettit]
December 2 - Soyuz TMA-03M docking (to Rassvet)
December 26 - Progress M-13M undocking (from Pirs)
December 27 - Progress M-14M launch
December 29 - Progress M-14M docking (to Pirs)

2012
January - spacewalk (ISS US EVA-18) from Quest airlock
January 12 - HTV-3 "Kounotori-3" launch (or January 20)
January 17 - HTV-3 "Kounotori-3" capture and berthing (to Harmony nadir) by SSRMS (or January 25)
February - spacewalk (ISS Russian EVA-31) from Pirs airlock
February 16 - HTV-3 "Kounotori-3" unberthing (from Harmony nadir) and release by SSRMS (or February 24)
February 29 - ATV-3 "Edoardo Amaldi" launch
March 5 - Progress M-12M undocking (from Zvezda)
March 8 - ATV-3 "Edoardo Amaldi" docking (to Zvezda)
March 16 - Soyuz TMA-22 undocking (from Poisk) and landing [Shkaplerov, Ivanishin, Burbank]
March 30 - Soyuz TMA-04M launch [Padalka, Valkov, Acaba]
April 1 - Soyuz TMA-04M docking (to Poisk)
April 16 - ATV-3 "Edoardo Amaldi" undocking (from Zvezda)
April 17 - Progress M-15M launch
April 19 - Progress M-15M docking (to Zvezda)
May 16 - Soyuz TMA-03M undocking (from Rassvet) and landing [Kononenko, Kuipers, Pettit]
May 30 - Soyuz TMA-05M launch [Malenchenko, S.Williams, Hoshide]
June 1 - Soyuz TMA-05M docking (to Rassvet)
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All will be well. Scrubs are all I can see. Other than that they will be OK.

Current schedule of ISS flight events
UTC time is used in table

2011
February 18 - HTV-2 "Kounotori-2" relocation (to Harmony zenith) by SSRMS
February 20 - Progress M-07M undocking (from Zvezda)
February 24 - ATV-2 "Johannes Kepler" docking (to Zvezda)
February 24 - Discovery (STS-133) launch [ Lindsey, Boe, Drew, Barratt, Bowen, Stott]
February 26 - ISS orbit's test reboost by ATV-2 "Johannes Kepler" engines
February 26 - Discovery (STS-133) docking (to PMA-2)
February 28 - first STS-133 spacewalk from Quest airlock [Bowen, Drew]
March 2 - second STS-133 spacewalk from Quest airlock [Bowen, Drew]
March 3 (TBD) - ISS orbit's reboost by Discovery engines
March 5 - Discovery (STS-133) undocking (from PMA-2)
March 7 - HTV-2 "Kounotori-2" relocation (to Harmony nadir) by SSRMS
March 7 - Discovery (STS-133) landing [ Lindsey, Boe, Drew, Barratt, Bowen, Stott]
March 16 - Soyuz TMA-M undocking (from Poisk) and landing [Kaleri, Skripochka, S.Kelly]
March 17/18 - ISS orbit's reboost by ATV-2 "Johannes Kepler" engines
March 28 - HTV-2 "Kounotori-2" unberthing (from Harmony nadir) and release by SSRMS
March 29 - HTV-2 "Kounotori-2" deorbit
March 30 - Soyuz TMA-21 launch [Samokutyaev, Borisenko, Garan]
April 1 - Soyuz TMA-21 docking (to Poisk)
April 19 - Endeavour (STS-134) launch [M.Kelly, G.H.Johnson, Fincke, Chamitoff, Feustel, Vittori]
April 21 - Endeavour (STS-134) docking (to PMA-2)
April 23 - first STS-134 spacewalk from Quest airlock [Feustel, Chamitoff]
April 25 - second STS-134 spacewalk from Quest airlock [Feustel, Fincke]
April 26 - Progress M-09M undocking (from Pirs)
April 27 - Progress M-10M launch
April 27 - third STS-134 spacewalk from Quest airlock [Feustel, Fincke]
April 29 - fourth STS-134 spacewalk from Quest airlock [Fincke, Chamitoff]
April 29 - Progress M-10M docking (to Pirs)
May 1 - Endeavour (STS-134) undocking (from PMA-2)
May 3 - Endeavour (STS-134) landing [M.Kelly, G.H.Johnson, Fincke, Chamitoff, Feustel, Vittori]
May 16 - Soyuz TMA-20 undocking (from Rassvet) and landing [Kondratyev, Nespoli, Coleman]
May 30 - Soyuz TMA-02M launch [Volkov, Furukawa, Fossum]
June 1 - Soyuz TMA-02M docking (to Rassvet)
June 4 - ATV-2 "Johannes Kepler" undocking (from Zvezda)
June 5 - ATV-2 "Johannes Kepler" deorbit
June 21 - Progress M-11M launch
June 23 - Progress M-11M docking (to Zvezda)
June 28 - Atlantis (STS-135) launch [Ferguson, Hurley, Magnus, Walheim]
July 1  - Atlantis (STS-135) docking (to PMA-2)
July 3 - STS-135 spacewalk from Quest airlock [Garan, Fossum]
July 8 - Atlantis (STS-135) undocking (from PMA-2)
July 10 - Atlantis (STS-135) landing [Ferguson, Hurley, Magnus, Walheim]
July 27 - spacewalk (ISS Russian EVA-29) from Pirs airlock [Volkov, Borisenko]
August 29 - Progress M-11M undocking (from Zvezda)
August 30 - Progress M-12M launch
September 1 - Progress M-12M docking (to Zvezda)
September 16 - Soyuz TMA-21 undocking (from Poisk) and landing [Samokutyaev, Borisenko, Garan]
September 30 - Soyuz TMA-22 launch [Shkaplerov, Ivanishin, Burbank]
October 2 - Soyuz TMA-22 docking (to Poisk)
October - spacewalk (ISS Russian EVA-30) from Pirs airlock
October 25 - Progress M-10M undocking (from Pirs)
October 26 - Progress M-13M launch
October 28 - Progress M-13M docking (to Pirs)
November 16 - Soyuz TMA-02M undocking (from Rassvet) and landing [Volkov, Furukawa, Fossum]
November 30 - Soyuz TMA-03M launch [Kononenko, Kuipers, Pettit]
December 2 - Soyuz TMA-03M docking (to Rassvet)
December 26 - Progress M-13M undocking (from Pirs)
December 27 - Progress M-14M launch
December 29 - Progress M-14M docking (to Pirs)

2012
January - spacewalk (ISS US EVA-18) from Quest airlock
January 12 - HTV-3 "Kounotori-3" launch (or January 20)
January 17 - HTV-3 "Kounotori-3" capture and berthing (to Harmony nadir) by SSRMS (or January 25)
February - spacewalk (ISS Russian EVA-31) from Pirs airlock
February 16 - HTV-3 "Kounotori-3" unberthing (from Harmony nadir) and release by SSRMS (or February 24)
February 29 - ATV-3 "Edoardo Amaldi" launch
March 5 - Progress M-12M undocking (from Zvezda)
March 8 - ATV-3 "Edoardo Amaldi" docking (to Zvezda)
March 16 - Soyuz TMA-22 undocking (from Poisk) and landing [Shkaplerov, Ivanishin, Burbank]
March 30 - Soyuz TMA-04M launch [Padalka, Valkov, Acaba]
April 1 - Soyuz TMA-04M docking (to Poisk)
April 16 - ATV-3 "Edoardo Amaldi" undocking (from Zvezda)
April 17 - Progress M-15M launch
April 19 - Progress M-15M docking (to Zvezda)
May 16 - Soyuz TMA-03M undocking (from Rassvet) and landing [Kononenko, Kuipers, Pettit]
May 30 - Soyuz TMA-05M launch [Malenchenko, S.Williams, Hoshide]
June 1 - Soyuz TMA-05M docking (to Rassvet)


I'm thinking the ff, if it happens, might not be directly related to the shuttle at all, though it could be.

Might just be timed, ritual.

I'm more worried about that "mushroom cloud"-looking thing down here on earth.

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I'm more worried about that "mushroom cloud"-looking thing down here on earth.

Have you ever seen a Shuttle launch? Look at 00.09 secs when they ignite the booster to 00.05 and after.
Same as what they put on the STS-133 mission patch only not upside down.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_NeCvBCZbC8

Same old same old.
Soon they will revert to the old antiquated Soyuz.
Shame on the US government for nicking the Space Shuttles.

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Yeah, I know that. I used to work in Aerospace.  I had a coffee cup with a launching shuttle rocket, but here the flames are not coming out of the rocket but the shuttle itlself.  So, not realistic.  The question then is why did they represent it this way?

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Yeah, I know that. I used to work in Aerospace.  I had a coffee cup with a launching shuttle rocket, but here the flames are not coming out of the rocket but the shuttle itlself.  So, not realistic.  The question then is why did they represent it this way?

So... what is your take then? A nuke in the main external tank? Another Columbia disaster?

I think this mission and the next coming ones will be a success.

My only regret is that the U.S. are broke and rather than putting an end to war in Af/Pak and Iraq the U.S. government has decided to nick the Space Shuttles. Shameful U.S.!   :o
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Like I said, I don't necessarily believe the shuttle will be directly involved.

But right now, the world is poised on a knife's edge re. Israel/Iran. A false-flag might help draw in the U.S for sure.

Naval exercises going on this week.

Three reasons to be wary this week.


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I wonder what they replaced the shuttle with and are not telling us.
"Those that know the least obey the best"