Discovery Arrives at Space Station

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The space shuttle Discovery and its crew of seven are dropping off thousands of pounds of equipment at the International Space Station.

The equipment, which includes a treadmill, is for the other six astronauts already posted to the space station.
Discovery will remain in orbit for a week and the astronauts will perform three space walks.
One of those astronauts onboard the shuttle is Patrick Forrester.  He carried into space with him a battery box from martyred missionary Nate Saint's plane.

"Bringing attention to and renewing interest in missions would be a great result of this experience," Forrester said.

Saint and four other missionaries were killed by a tribe of Waodani Indians in the jungles of Ecuador in 1956.    


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