The final flight of Discovery’s 26 years has been given the green light by NASA. Lift is set for tomorrow (Wednesday, Nov 3). This will be Discovery’s 39th lift-off, and its last. For its last mission, Discovery will be heading to the International Space Station with a load of equipment, including a humanoid robot, Robonaut 2.
The weather forecast is holding steady with a 70 percent chance of acceptable conditions at launch time Wednesday. Liftoff is scheduled for 3:52 p.m. EDT.