Wednesday, October 22, 2008

STS-126: Launch Day minus 23 Days Update

SLN: Up to the Minute, I'm Charles Atkeison ... Space shuttle Endeavour's flight crew of Commander Chris Ferguson, pilot Eric Boe, Stephen Bowen, Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper, Donald Pettit, Robert Shane Kimbrough and Sandra Magnus will depart Houston this Sunday on a trip to KSC and the traditional TCDT or countdown dress rehersal.

Tomorrow morning, the Endeavour space shuttle stack atop a mobile launcher platform will move from Pad 39-B to Pad 39-A to begin final launch preperations. The crew will board Endeavour this Wednesday to review orbiter entry and launch countdown procedures.

Currently, Endeavour is in a planned launch attempt for 7:55:28 p.m. ET on November 14th from Pad 39-A. An on-time launch will see the orbiter return to KSC on November 29th.

1 comment:

Mary said...

I really appreciate your information about the launch and keeping us up to date.

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