Technical problems have resulted in the launch of the Space Shuttle Discovery being delayed until 5.52 am AEST Thursday morning. More information about the delay can be found here on NASA’s website.
Image above: The STS-133 crew members, from the left, are NASA astronauts Alvin Drew and Nicole Stott, both mission specialists; Eric Boe, pilot; Steve Lindsey, commander; Michael Barratt and Tim Kopra, both mission specialists. Image credit: NASA
Live coverage of the launch will be shown on NASA TV via the Internet.
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