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he space shuttle Discovery has passed final checks and is set to launch to the International Space Station (ISS).
The shuttle is scheduled to lift off at 0621 local time (1021 GMT) from Florida's Kennedy Space Center.
It will haul equipment and supplies to the station in a container called a multi-purpose logistics module (MPLM).
Three spacewalks are planned, in which astronauts will carry out maintenance and retrieve an experiment from the outside of the space station.
Early on Monday, Nasa said the shuttle had been fuelled as planned and predicted an 80% chance of good weather f