STS-128 Discovery is 30th to the ISS
8/28/09 ~ 11:59:37pm

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The Space Shuttle Discovery, just 23 seconds before midnight August 28, launches on STS-128, the 128th flight of the program and the 30th mission to
the International Space Station. Discovery takes to the space station a wealth of supplies, brought up inside the Multipurpose Logistics Module
(MPLM) named Leonardo, flying for the sixth time. Onboard and part of its seven-member crew is the 500th human to orbit the earth.

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**Lightning over Pad 39A**

Crew arrival       Shuttle on pad       Discovery & ISS over NY

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