Monday, November 17, 2008

Joint Docked Operations Underway in Space

SLN: Up to the Minute, I'm Charles Atkeison. The crews of Endeavour and the international space station are awaking this morning to begin NASA's own version of Home Improvement in space.

NASA has dubbed this the Home Improvement mission, as Endeavour transfers two beds, a second toliet, a water purification system and over 14,000 pounds of suppies and oxygen to the station.

Mission Specialists Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper and Stephen Bowen will continue preperations today for tomorrow's spacewalk. It will be the first of four planned by Endeavour's crew.

+ Tune into live coverage of the mission now by clicking on the NASA-TV link above, right. +

At a STS-126 MET+2 days, 12 hours, this is

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