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HAMPTON, Va., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has set the last launch of the space shuttle Endeavour for Monday, May 16, at 8:56 a.m. EDT.
HAMPTON, Va., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The last mission of the space shuttle Endeavour will feature a new spacecraft docking technology, developed in part by NASA's Langley Research Center.
Shuttle astronauts will inspect Endeavourâ€™s heat shield one more time today as they begin to set their sights on a Friday landing.
On Thursday, two spacewalking astronauts serviced the exterior of Japanâ€™s brand new orbital lab while crewmates aboard the International Space Station filled its inside with hardware.
When the shuttle Discovery streaked into the clear, blue sky this summer, millions of Americans sat on the edges of their seats, staring in awe at computer screens and television sets.
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