Space shuttle Discovery carries not only the STS-133 crewmembers, but also some fascinating research and technology.
The new Permanent Multipurpose Module Leonardo should know its way around the International Space Station as it marks its eighth and final visit to the orbiting laboratory.
Space shutttle Discovery's external tank is undergoing modifications to strengthen its support stringers.
Teams filled Discovery's external fuel tank with super-cold propellants to analyze stress on stringers.
A pair of scanning technologies are being used to peer through space shuttle Discovery's external tank.
An award-winning "Top Chef" recipe is set to fly to the International Space Station on Discovery’s STS-133 mission.
The crew of STS-133 is taking along dozens of items to mark the last space voyage of Discovery.
Workhorse, ambassador, scientist and equal opportunity emissary. Space shuttle Discovery has fulfilled all those roles over the course of its 352 days in space, thus far.
Engineers at NASA's Kennedy and Johnson space centers have drawn up plans to get Robonaut into space safely.