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endeavour May 16, 2011

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Technicians examine the $2 billion Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer instrument in a work stand ahead of its planned launch on NASA's space shuttle Endeavour. The AMS instrument will search for cosmic rays from the International Space. SHELTON-- Local high school science students will be watching the historic final launch of the Space Shuttle Endeavour at the Kennedy Space Center this morning from Shelton High School. It is the second-to-last mission of the 30-year space shuttle. Fans of NASA's Endeavour space shuttle are counting down with anticipation for Endeavour's second launch attempt, currently slated for 8:56 am EDT on Monday. The first launch attempt on April 29 ended a few hours before the planned liftoff when a. by KVUE News The space shuttle Endeavour is all fueled up and set for lift off. Just two weeks after the first attempt was scrubbed, wounded congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords has flown in again, to see her astronaut husband off.. (AP) NASA has started fueling the shuttle Endeavour for a Monday morning liftoff. It will be the next-to-last space shuttle flight. The mission commander is Mark Kelly, the husband of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. The wounded Arizona congresswoman,. To report corrections and clarifications, contact Standards Editor Brent Jones. For publication consideration in the newspaper, send comments to letters@usatoday.com. Include name, phone number, city and state for verification. To view our corrections,. FORT WAYNE, Indiana (Indiana's NewsCenter) -- Coming up today on the Noon News with Corinne Rose, we are keeping a close eye on Cape Canaveral, where shuttle Endeavour is set to lift off for the final time. Get the latest at noon.. Fuel began being poured into the tanks of space shuttle Endeavor on Monday morning, as the craft is getting ready to take off on her final trip to space at 8:56 am EDT. Weather forecast show a 70 percent chance for good launch conditions.. Ilan Ramon on the ill-fated space shuttle Columbia in 2003 will finally be performed on Monday by the Endeavour on the penultimate mission of the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration's shuttle program. The Endeavour mission will close a. Space Shuttle Endeavour is scheduled to lift off from Kennedy Space Center on Monday morning for the start of a 16-day mission.. The Endeavour crew will deliver to the International Space Station the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) and spare parts.

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