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Discovery space shuttle goes to pad for Nov. 7 launching

The space shuttle Discovery was moved to the launch pad Tuesday to be readied for its second trip into space, a satellite release and retrieval mission scheduled to start Nov. 7. The flight will be the 14th for the shuttle program and the third in 10 weeks.

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On the second and third days of the mission, the five-member crew will release commercial communications satellites for Telesat of Canada and Hughes Communications Services Inc.