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CAPTION ONLY: LUCKY CHARMS FROM LOVING ARMS

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Mission specialist Steven Hawley clutches a baseball autographed by the L.A. Dodgers and gets a kiss from his wife, Eileen, as she gives him a cap with a replica of the Hubble Space Telescope. Hawley and the rest of the space shuttle Discovery crew are scheduled to lift off Tuesday on a historic flight to launch the $1.5 billion telescope, expected to revolutionize knowledge of the cosmos. Discovery and its all-veteran, five-member crew are scheduled to take off at 8:47 a.m. EDT Tuesday to kick off the year's third shuttle mission, a thundering climb to a record 380-mile-high orbit where the telescope will be free of Earth's obscuring atmosphere. Other than work to resolve a short circuit in a heater system, launch processing has proceeded smoothly and NASA officials were optimistic about making an on-time liftoff.