Space Shuttle Discovery / OV-103
STS-121

Space Shuttle Discovery / OV-103 | STS-121

United Space Alliance launch of a Space Shuttle Discovery OV-103 Rocket

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United Space Alliance was scheduled to launch a Space Shuttle Discovery OV-103 rocket as part of the STS-121 mission. The launch window for the Human Exploration mission was on Tue, Jul 4th, 2006, 2:37 PM EDT from Launch Complex 39B, Kennedy Space Center, FL. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Space Shuttle Discovery OV-103 and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

STS-121

STS-121 was a 2006 NASA Space Shuttle mission to the International Space Station (ISS) flown by Space Shuttle Discovery. The main purposes of the mission were to test new safety and repair techniques introduced following the Columbia disaster of February 2003 as well as to deliver supplies, equipment and European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Thomas Reiter from Germany to the ISS.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Launch Complex 39B, Kennedy Space Center, FL

Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Rocket

Space Shuttle Discovery OV-103

National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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