Space shuttle crew arrives in Florida for launch


  • World
  • Sunday, 10 Jul 2005

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - Shuttle Discovery's seven astronauts flew into the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Saturday as NASA prepared to start the countdown for its first shuttle mission since the 2003 Columbia disaster. 

The U.S. space agency has scheduled Discovery's liftoff for 3:51 p.m. (1951 GMT) on Wednesday. 

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