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      02-24-2011, 05:21 AM   #1
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NASA space launch tonight

For anybody vaguely interested , it's space shuttle Discovery's lift off tonight, at 21:50 GMT, and the final mission for Discovery. (Only 2 more missions left till the STS programme is retired )

You can watch the launch live here on NASA TV.
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You travelling to the moon? ;-)

I'm already on it waiting for you guys
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For anybody vaguely interested , it's space shuttle Discovery's lift off tonight, at 21:50 GMT, and the final mission for Discovery. (Only 2 more missions left till the STS programme is retired )

You can watch the launch live here on NASA TV.
Raj, makes me wish I was back in Florida. Visted Kennedy Space Center twice last summer, brilliant place (kids didn't agree). I would LOVE to witness alive launch but it seems like that chance has gone, shame.

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You might also see the USAF award a $35 Billion contact to a European aerospace company at 22.10 GMT here....

http://www.pentagonchannel.mil/

...but you might not of course
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Raj, makes me wish I was back in Florida. Visted Kennedy Space Center twice last summer, brilliant place (kids didn't agree). I would LOVE to witness alive launch but it seems like that chance has gone, shame.

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Lucky you Mike!
I would love to KSC.

Seeing a shuttle launch in person would be just awesome! Cannot imagine how it would sound and feel in real life
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Must be on sky somewhere?
It will probably be shown on BBC news 24 or SKY news just before launch as breaking news. They have done in the past
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You might also see the USAF award a $35 Billion contact to a European aerospace company at 22.10 GMT here....

http://www.pentagonchannel.mil/

...but you might not of course
I think i'll wait for the highlights version tommorrow
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Channel 955 mate.
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I'm looking forward to it - historic moment!
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I saw one years ago at ksc it was an amazing experience that i will never forget
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"...computer says no, but we'll go anyway..."
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And now live on BBC News
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Lucky sausage!

Always impressive. Good heads up Raj59
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What was that that just flew past the onboard camera?
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The DXB.
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