Space Shuttle Discovery Launch Jose Hernandez | Mission STS-128

With seven astronauts on board, including José Hernández, Space Shuttle Discovery blasts off from Cape Canaveral, Florida close to midnight on August 29, 2009. The primary purpose of mission STS-128 was to deliver a Multi-Purpose Logistics Module that contained supplies and equipment for the International Space Station, including a crew quarter to be installed in Kibo, three life support racks, an Air Revitalization System, and a new treadmill. Related Article: A Million Miles Away: History vs. Hollywood

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