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  • STS-133 MCC Status Report #27

    03.09.11 - Discovery made its last landing this morning at Kennedy Space Center in Florida wrapping up a successful flight to the International Space Station and a 39-mission history covering 148.2 million miles during 365 days in space.

  • NASA Holds Events To Preview Final Space Shuttle Flights

    03.08.11 - NASA will preview the final space shuttle missions during media events on Wednesday, March 23, and Thursday, March 24, at the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston.

  • STS-133 MCC Status Report #24

    03.08.11 - The STS-133 crew received another special wake up call on Tuesday, as they began what is scheduled to be space shuttle Discovery’s last full day in space.

  • NASA Hosts STS-133 Song Contest Winner Live In Mission Control

    03.08.11 - For the first time, NASA astronauts aboard an orbiting spacecraft were awakened by a live performance from Mission Control, as Todd Park Mohr and three other members of Big Head Todd and the Monsters performed "Blue Sky" live at 2:23 a.m. CST.

  • STS-133 MCC Status Report #22

    03.07.11 - Space shuttle Discovery’s crew started its last day at the International Space Station with a special wake up call.

  • NASA Officials Speak At Space Station And Mars Conference

    03.07.11 - NASA's Associate Administrator for Space Operations Bill Gerstenmaier and other NASA officials are scheduled to speak April 6 and 7 at the International Space Station and Mars Conference.

  • Space Shuttle Discovery Makes Final Return to Earth Wednesday

    03.07.11 - Space shuttle Discovery is scheduled to return to Earth for the final time on Wednesday, March 9, completing a 13-day mission to outfit the International Space Station.

  • STS-133 MCC Status Report #23

    03.07.11 - Discovery undocked from the International Space Station at 6 a.m. CST, ending a stay of eight days, 16 hours and 46 minutes.

  • STS-133 MCC Status Report #20

    03.06.11 - With all the work that they’ve accomplished over their past several days in space, the space shuttle Discovery crew members have just a few more tasks left to complete before they say goodbye to their International Space Station colleagues.

  • STS-133 MCC Status Report #18

    03.05.11 - The crews of space shuttle Discovery and the International Space Station will divide and conquer today, as the astronauts work on several different projects on orbit.

  • STS-133 MCC Status Report #19

    03.05.11 - First they brought the Permanent Multipurpose Module into orbit, and today they continued work to unpack and reconfigure it.

  • STS-133 MCC Status Report #16

    03.04.11 - Space shuttle Discovery’s crew will be getting in some extra work inside the new Leonardo module Friday in the first of two days that have been added to the STS-133 mission.

  • NASA Astronaut Garrett Reisman Leaves Agency

    03.04.11 - NASA astronaut Garrett Reisman has left the agency to return to private industry. Reisman is a veteran of two spaceflight missions, including a long-duration mission on the International Space Station.

  • NASA Develops Light Microscope For International Space Station

    03.04.11 - NASA began testing a new multi-capability microscope this week on the International Space Station. It will help scientists study the effects of the space environment on physics and biology aboard the orbiting laboratory.

  • STS-133 MCC Status Report #17

    03.04.11 - Today was moving day for Discovery’s crew members. On the first of two days added to the shuttle's stay at the International Space Station they unloaded more from the Leonardo Permanent Multipurpose Module they brought into space.

  • International Space Station Crew Holds News Conference

    03.07.11 - Three crew members launching in May to live and work aboard the International Space Station will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. CST on Monday, March 21, at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.

  • STS-133 MCC Status Report #14

    03.03.11 - Discovery and the International Space Station crews will get a special call Thursday from the White House.

  • STS-133 MCC Status Report #15

    03.03.11 - President Barack Obama made a long-distance call to the dozen members of the Discovery and International Space Station crews a little after 4 p.m. CST.

  • Space Shuttle, Station Sighting Opportunity March 8

    03.03.11 - Weather permitting, San Francisco Bay Area residents will have a good opportunity to see space shuttle Discovery and the International Space Station pass overhead at approximately 7:25 p.m. PST on Tuesday, March 8.

  • STS-133 MCC Status Report #12

    03.02.11 - After a campout in the International Space Station’s Quest airlock, Mission Specialists Steve Bowen and Alvin Drew will suit up for the second spacewalk of the STS-133 mission. The spacewalk is scheduled to start at 9:18 a.m. CST.