Status Report

Endeavour’s Launch Preps Continue

By SpaceRef Editor
April 20, 2011
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Endeavour’s Launch Preps Continue

Yesterday, NASA managers announced that space shuttle Endeavour is ready to launch next week on its final flight to the International Space Station following a daylong Flight Readiness Review.

Technicians at NASA Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Pad 39A will continue preparations for space shuttle Endeavour’s launch countdown, which will begin Tuesday at 2 p.m. EDT.

Today, pad crews will perform preparations to pressurize space shuttle Endeavour’s main propulsion system.

At NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, the STS-134 astronauts will perform ascent integration simulations today.

Endeavour’s six crew members are scheduled to arrive at Kennedy on Tuesday, April 26, for final launch preparations.

SpaceRef staff editor.