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Post  Admin on Mon May 16, 2011 9:59 am

The shuttle has flown 116.4 million miles in 24 previous flights. It is the baby of NASA's shuttle fleet and was built to replace the Challenger, lost in a 1986 launch accident. Sisters Anita and Andrea Johnson drove across the state from Tampa for a. Space shuttle Endeavour crew members are big enough Star Trek fans to pose for a Trekkie poster, modeled after the 2009 JJ Abrams Star Trek movie. The crew of the space shuttle Endeavour (STS134) recreate their own version of the movie poster from Star. 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,. Lots of people (and some squid) are eagerly awaiting space shuttle Endeavour's final launch on Monday, but Cornell University's Mason Peck has a personal stake in the mission. Endeavour will deliver three of his prototype microchip mini-satellites to. The US Air Force's 45th Space Wing provided flawless Eastern Range support for NASA's successful launch of the final flight of Space Shuttle Endeavor today. The launch occurred at 8:56 am (EDT) from Space Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center.. \"Every Shuttle launch is a thrill to watch, but this launch, Endeavour's last, has a special meaning to all those who have played a role in the many successful missions of this remarkable vehicle,\" said Dan Brandenstein, Chief Operating Officer for. The youngsters' are scheduled to see the launch of their experiment into an micro gravity environment aboard the space shuttle and see how the eggs develop during a 14 day flight. The team includes Dana Betti, Jordyn Catherall, and Kate Yager,. When astronauts stride into the hall for a practice session here at NASA's Johnson Space Center, they pass a partition hosting large mug shots of assigned crews, with the shuttle team closest to launch in the \"prime\" position. \"To the crew members,. Stacey Frey , a second-grade teacher at Fairborn Primary, said this will be the second shuttle launch she will witness. The shuttle endeavor has made 25 blastoffs into space and is making the next to last trip before the space program ends. Endeavour should make its last flight The space shuttle is set to go off at 8:56 am today. As long as the weather holds, area residents should be able to see the vapor trail in the eastern sky. You can check out a new place to eat If you're stumped.

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