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Candrea Thomas
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Michael Curie
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Brandi Dean
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Jan. 13, 2011
 
RELEASE : 11-016
 
 
NASA Updates Shuttle Target Launch Dates for Two Flights
 
 
WASHINGTON -- NASA is targeting 4:50 p.m. EST on Thursday, Feb. 24, for the launch of space shuttle Discovery's STS-133 mission to the International Space Station. The liftoff of shuttle Endeavour's STS-134 flight is planned for 7:48 p.m. EDT on April 19, from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

The target dates were selected Thursday during the Space Shuttle Program's weekly Program Requirements Control Board meeting.

NASA sets official launch dates for each shuttle mission following agency Flight Readiness Reviews, which typically occur about two weeks prior to launches. All target launch dates are subject to change.

For more information about the shuttle missions and their crews, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/shuttle


The shuttle and International Space Station launch manifest is available at:

http://www.nasa.gov/stationflights


 

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