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Space Shuttle Discovery First Launched 30 Years Ago Open in Lightbox

 ABC News   Sat, 30 Aug 2014 03:18:45 -0700 
Today marks 30 years since Space Shuttle Discovery's first launch. Discovery, the third space shuttle to join NASA's fleet, left for its first mission on Aug. 30, 1984, to deploy three communication satellites. Discovery finished more than 30 missions ...


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 Yahoo News   Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:03:45 -0700 
Discovery launched on the first of its 39 missions, STS-41D, on August 30, 1984. The flight logged the first week of the orbiter's ultimate total of 365 days in space (spread out over 27 years). Discovery retired with the shuttle fleet in 2011 and ...

 Smithsonian   Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:56:15 -0700 
With these words, the five astronauts of the space shuttle Discovery got an unusual wake-up call from actor and comedian Robin Williams. Riffing on his famous role as a radio DJ in the 1987 film Good Morning, Vietnam, Williams provided some of his ...


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 Smithsonian 
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:56:15 -0700 
With these words, the five astronauts of the space shuttle Discovery got an unusual wake-up call from actor and comedian Robin Williams. Riffing on his famous role as a radio DJ in the 1987 film Good Morning, Vietnam, Williams provided some of his ...




 Gizmodo Australia  
On 30 August, 1984, the space shuttle Discovery launched on its first voyage to space. It wasn't the first, but over the next 27 years it became the undeniable king of NASA's shuttle program. That first launch 30 years ago was a clear success, but it ...

 SpaceFlight Insider 
On August 30, 1984, space shuttle Discovery launched at 8:42 a.m. EDT (1242 p.m.GMT) from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The STS-41D crew was led by Commander Henry W. Hartsfield, Jr. and Pilot Michael L. Coats. The crew also included Judith A.


 Discovery News 
Ink seems so retro now that machines can custom-print myriad 3-D objects, including snacks. Here are some of the most impressive edibles to emerge from 3-D printers so far. Cornell University's Creative Machines Lab is at the forefront of 3-D printed food.


 Tampa Bay Informer 
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This mission includes Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger, the third teacher to fly the shuttle. Two other teachers have flown before her, Ricky Arnold, a math and science teacher, and Joseph Acaba, a geologist and math teacher. They flew on the STS-119 ...





 Waterbury Republican American 
Five years ago: Voters in Japan ousted the country's conservatives after more than a half century of rule and put the untested Democratic Party of Japan in control. The space shuttle Discovery docked at the international space station, delivering a ...