Discovery Launches on STS-131

STS-131 / Launch 5 April 2010, 6:21am EDT

Space Shuttle Discovery launched as planned this morning to visit the ISS on mission STS-131. She will deliver a multi-purpose logistics module, full of science equipment for the Station’s laboratories. The crew will also perform 3 spacewalks to service and upgrade parts of the ISS.

Only 3 more Shuttle missions are planned following STS-131.

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