Status Report

NASA STS-134 Update: Crews Wrapping Up Busy Day

By SpaceRef Editor
May 21, 2011
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NASA STS-134 Update: Crews Wrapping Up Busy Day

The STS-134 and Expedition 27 crews are wrapping up a productive day and preparing for the second STS-134 spacewalk Sunday.

The Focused Inspection procedure was conducted per the plan, using the Orbiter Boom Sensor System to acquire imagery and laser data. It lasted about two hours. The data and imagery are on the ground in the hands of the team that will review them to assess the damaged tile.

Mission Specialists Drew Feustel and Mike Fincke are reviewing procedures and gathering tools for Sunday’s spacewalk. They will camp out in the Quest airlock overnight.

At 4 p.m., NASA TV will air today’s Mission Management Team briefing with LeRoy Cain, deputy shuttle program manager and chairman of the MMT.

SpaceRef staff editor.