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Space Shuttle Discovery waits for final voyage

2010-11-04 03:13:01 GMT2010-11-04 11:13:01 (Beijing Time)  SINA.com

The Space Shuttle Discovery sits on Pad 39-A after the rotating service structure rollback before Thursday's scheduled launch at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, November 3, 2010. The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration decided Tuesday to delay by at least one day the launch of shuttle Discovery to begin its 11-day mission to the International Space Station, which would be its final scheduled flight. [Photo/Agencies]

Space Shuttle Discovery sits on Pad 39-A at sunset before Thursday's launch at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, November 3, 2010. [Photo/Agencies]

A large weather front is pictured moving over Space Shuttle Discovery at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral. [Photo/Agencies]

With the Space Shuttle Discovery atop launch pad 39A as a backdrop, a butterfly lands on a bush at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, November 3, 2010.[Photo/Agencies]

A butterfly sits on a flower as the Space Shuttle Discovery STS-133 sits on launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral.[Photo/Agencies]

The Space Shuttle Discovery sits on Pad 39-A after the rotating service structure rollback before Thursday's scheduled launch at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, November 3, 2010. The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration decided Tuesday to delay by at least one day the launch of shuttle Discovery to begin its 11-day mission to the International Space Station, which would be its final scheduled flight.

(Agencies)

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