Thursday, June 30, 2011

NASA previews final shuttle flight

NASA today is previewing the 135th and final shuttle mission in briefings to the media at Johnson Space Center.

Click on the NASA TV image at right to watch them live.

Here's the schedule:

9 a.m. Shuttle Program Overview

10:30 a.m. STS-135 Mission Overview
1 p.m. STS-135 Spacewalk Overview
2 p.m. STS-135 Crew News Conference

Atlantis is eight days from a planned 11:26 a.m. launch on July 8 from Kennedy Space Center.

It's scheduled to fly a 12-day mission to resupply the International Space Station before returning to Florida July 20 to end the shuttle program.

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