Space Shuttle Discovery: Final Flight

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February 28, 2012
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Space Shuttle Discovery heads to space on STS-133 mission after lifting off from Launch Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Discovery, the longest-serving and most flown of all the shuttles, will be welcomed into the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum collection on April 19, 2012 at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, where it will go on permanent display.

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