Discovery will deliver to the International Space Station the Permanent Multipurpose Module. The PMM will provide additional space for storage and experiments, such as fluid physics, materials science, biology and biotechnology. Discovery also will carry critical spare components and an external platform for large equipment. that can only be transported using the unique capability of the shuttle. Robonaut 2, or R2, will be the first human-like robot in space when it flies on Discovery for its permanent residency aboard the ISS.
STS-133 to Supply Station with Equipment, New “Crew Member”
Next Shuttle Mission Features Two Spacewalks
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