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Friday, January 21, 2011

Discovery Rollout Planned for Jan. 31

Discovery’s rollout to Launch Pad 39A is planned for Monday, Jan. 31. First motion is at

Technicians in the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida completed radius block modifications on 61 of 94 stringers on Discovery's external fuel tank. Work on the stringer modifications will continue through the weekend.

Discovery and its six astronauts are targeted to launch on the STS-133 mission to the International Space Station on Feb. 24.

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