Shuttle on Schedule for Saturday Launch

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By JOHN SCHWARTZ
Published: May 31, 2008

Both weather and technology seem to be cooperating for launching the space shuttle Discovery on Saturday to begin a mission to the International Space Station. The shuttle, with its crew of seven astronauts, is scheduled to blast off at 5:02 Saturday afternoon to bring a tour-bus-sized science laboratory to the station, the $1 billion “Kibo” module.
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