Buy this Discovery Waits for Launch space photo. High quality STS133 Space Shuttle picture, slide, or Duratrans backlit transparency. NASA photograph STS133-S-013. Wide variety of sizes.
Launch Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy
Space Center in Florida, space shuttle
Discovery awaits the liftoff of its final
scheduled mission. Liftoff is set for 4:50
p.m. (EST) on February. 24, 2011.
and its six-member STS-133 crew will
deliver the Permanent Multipurpose
Module, packed with supplies and critical
spare parts, as well as Robonaut 2, the
dexterous humanoid astronaut helper, to
the International Space Station.
Discovery, which will fly its 39th
mission, is scheduled to be retired
following STS-133. This will be the
133rd Space Shuttle Program mission and
the 35th shuttle voyage to the space
Release Date: February 24, 2011
Photo Credit: NASA