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NASA announced the space shuttle Discovery’s final trip to Launch Pad 39A is complete. Discovery began the 3.4-mile rollout from Kennedy’s Vehicle Assembly Building on Sept. 20 and rolled into place on the launch pad early Sept. 21, NASA reported. Discovery’s STS-133 mission is targeted to launch to the International Space Station on Nov. 1 on Discovery’s last scheduled flight before it is retired. Two spacewalks (EVAs) are also scheduled during the flight.
During space shuttle Discovery's final spaceflight, the STS-133 crewmembers will take spare parts to the International Space