Space Shuttle Discovery STS-124 Mission (34 images)

Updated: June 15, 2008 at 8:10 AM
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The sun sets as final preparations are made to launch NASA's Space Shuttle Discovery which sits bolted to Launch Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on May 30, 2008. NASA will attempt to launch Discovery on mission STS 124 during the evening of May 31. Discovery will boost its largest payload ever launched during the shuttle program, the 37,000 pound Kibo Module for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)
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