Aerial view of Space Shuttle Discovery

Here’s an aerial view of Space Shuttle Discovery as she waits for launch to the International Space Station.

After a week’s worth of aborted attempts to send the Space Shuttle Discovery on its way to the International Space Station, NASA now says the earliest it will launch is 30 November. But rescheduling a Shuttle launch is no mean feat.

The soonest Discovery can be launched is 4:05 EST on 30 November, NASA says, and the next window will last until 5 December. Read more…

All week we’re showing images of the Space Shuttle in honour of its pending retirement, which we detail in a special report in this week’s Flight International magazine.

Discovery aerial view.jpg(Photo: NASA)

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