Thursday, March 24, 2011
Be sure to watch this video in "FULL SCREEN" mode.
The launch of the "ENDEAVOUR" (OV-105) space shuttle on the STS-134 mission to the International Space Station is currently scheduled for 19:48 Hours Eastern Daylight Time (i.e., 7:48 PM) on Tuesday 19 April 2011.
The crew members for this thirty-sixth mission to the International Space Station are the commander, Captain Mark E. Kelly, United States Navy, the pilot, Colonel Gregory H. Johnson, United States Air Force (Retired), and mission specialists, Colonel Michael "Mike" Fincke, United States Air Force, Gregory Errol Chamitoff, Ph.D., Andrew J. Feustel, Ph.D., and European Space Agency astronaut, Roberto Vittori.
During the fourteen day mission, "ENDEAVOUR" (OV-105) will deliver the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) and spare parts, including two S-band communications antennas, a high-pressure gas tank, additional spare parts for Dextre, and micrometeoroid debris shields.