NASA transfers shuttle Discovery to museum

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NASA transfers shuttle Discovery to museum

U.S. space agency NASA transferred Thursday space shuttle Discovery to the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum, where it will go on permanent display.

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US museum welcomes space shuttle Discovery

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VietNam News English 64 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news 1 related news

Discovery on Thursday became the first spaceship from the retired US shuttle fleet to enter its permanent home as a museum artifact, marking a solemn end to the 30-year manned spaceflight programme.

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Space shuttle Discovery makes final flight to museum

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 64 month(s) ago 1 related news

Space shuttle Discovery makes final flight to museum

The space shuttle Discovery made its final voyage on Tuesday: a piggyback jet ride to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum annex in Virginia.

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U.S. shuttle Discovery makes final flight

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U.S. shuttle Discovery makes final flight

U.S. space shuttle Discovery, the most-flown spacecraft in history, made its final trip and landed in the nation's capital on Tuesday where it will go on permanent display by the Smithsonian later this week.

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NASA says defunct satellite falls back to Earth

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NASA says defunct satellite falls back to Earth

A decommissioned U.S. science satellite fell back to Earth but its precise re-entry time and location remained unknown, the U.S. space agency NASA said Saturday.

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U.S. shuttle Discovery lands in Florida, concluding flying career

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U.S. shuttle Discovery lands in Florida, concluding flying career

U.S. space shuttle Discovery landed safely at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Wednesday, ending its nearly 27-year flying career as the world's most- traveled spaceship.

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U.S. shuttle Discovery lands in Florida, concluding flying career

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U.S. shuttle Discovery lands in Florida, concluding flying career

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Veteran US shuttle ends historic spaceflight career

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Báo Dân Trí English 78 month(s) ago 1 related news

Veteran US shuttle ends historic spaceflight career

The oldest and most traveled US space shuttle, Discovery, landed back on Earth Wednesday after its final space flight and will soon become a museum piece to delight the crowds.

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'Star Trek' moment for Earth-bound shuttle Discovery

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'Star Trek' moment for Earth-bound shuttle Discovery

US astronauts awoke to actor William Shatner's voice and theme music to the movie Star Trek on their final day at the International Space Station before starting their journey back to Earth.

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U.S. to launch 2nd unmanned space plane

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VietnamNet English 78 month(s) ago

The U.S. Air Force is scheduled to send another space plane X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle into space, according to Associated Press on Friday.

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First ever human-like robot to become resident of space station

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VietnamNet English 79 month(s) ago

Almost 200 people from 15 countries have visited the International Space Station, but the orbiting complex has so far only ever had human crew members. Now, Robonaut 2, the latest generation of the Robonaut launched Thursday to the station aboard space shuttle Discovery, is set to be the first humanoid robot in space and a permanent resident of the station.

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U.S. space shuttle Discovery arrives at space station

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U.S. space shuttle Discovery arrives at space station

U.S. space shuttle Discovery arrived at the International Space Station Saturday afternoon after nearly two days of flight, with its cargo of a new station module, equipment and supplies for the orbiting laboratory, the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced.

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Discovery to dock with International Space Station

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Báo Thanh Niên English 79 month(s) ago 1 related news

The US space shuttle Discovery was approaching the International Space Station Saturday as part of its final odyssey into orbit, carrying to researchers a new module and a robot.

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U.S. shuttle Discovery lifts off for final voyage

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U.S. shuttle Discovery lifts off for final voyage

U.S. space shuttle Discovery lifted off on Thursday afternoon from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, to deliver a storage room to the International Space Station (ISS), on its own final scheduled flight.

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U.S. puts off launch of Discovery till February

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VietnamNet English 82 month(s) ago

U.S. puts off launch of Discovery till February

The launch of space shuttle Discovery will be belayed until February, the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced Friday.

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