L'equipaggio si aggancerà alla Stazione Spaziale Internazionale (ISS) fra due giorni.
Discovery Reaches Space
With main engine cutoff confirmed and external fuel tank separation, space shuttle Discovery has reached orbit. The shuttle and crew lifted off from Launch Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida as planned at 6:21 a.m. EDT. The spacecraft now begins a two-day pursuit of the International Space Station. credit:NASA