Status Report

Space Shuttle Endeavour Returns to Earth

By SpaceRef Editor
July 31, 2009
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Space Shuttle Endeavour Returns to Earth

Space shuttle Endeavour touched down at 10:48: a.m. EDT. at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Commander Mark Polansky is expected to make a brief statement on the runway after the post-landing walk-around of the shuttle. The post-landing news conference is set for approximately 1 p.m. and will air live on NASA Television. The crew’s news conference is set to begin at about 3:15 p.m. The astronauts return to Houston’s Ellington Field is tentatively set for about 5 p.m. Saturday.

STS-127 was the 127th space shuttle mission, the 23rd flight for Endeavour and the 29th shuttle visit to the station.

SpaceRef staff editor.