Hey Space Placers!
Discovery, the oldest space shuttle, is GO for launch on Feb. 24th at 4:50 p.m. EST, on her last scheduled mission.
STS-133 will go to the International Space Station (ISS) and deliver supplies, parts and a new ISS crewmember - a non-human one at that (see my earlier blog on Robonaut 2).
You can read about the STS-133 mission here: http://www.nasa.gov/pdf/514136main_STS133_Fact_Sheet_2-1-11.pdf
Hope to see you at GMU Observatory on 2-23-11 at 7 p.m.!
Sky Guy in VA