The space shuttle Discovery eases toward the forward pressurized mating adapter on the International Space Station’s Harmony node April 7, after a pre-dawn launch from Kennedy Space Center’s Pad 39A two days earlier. The seven-member shuttle crew and their six colleagues on the ISS plan to spend this week unloading science gear from the Italian-built Leonardo logistics module and refilling it with cargo and worn-out gear for the return to Earth. Veteran NASA spacewalkers Clay Anderson ...

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