Kennedy News

Candrea Thomas
Kennedy Space Center, Fla.
321-867-2468
candrea.k.thomas@nasa.gov

Feb. 25, 2011
 
MEDIA ADVISORY : M10-11
 
 
NASA's Shuttle Endeavour Moves From Processing Hangar to VAB
 
 
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Media are invited to cover space shuttle Endeavour's final planned move from its processing hangar to the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) on Monday, Feb. 28, at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

The first motion of the shuttle on its rollover to the VAB is scheduled for 7 a.m. EST. Once inside the VAB, Endeavour will be attached to its external fuel tank and twin solid rocket boosters already on the mobile launcher platform. Media must arrive at Kennedy's News Center by 6 a.m. Monday for transportation to the viewing area.

STS-133 media credentials are valid for this photo opportunity. New media accreditation is closed. Any updates for this event will be available at 321-867-2525.

Highlights of the move will air on the NASA TV Video File. For NASA TV downlink information, schedules and links to streaming video, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/ntv


The STS-134 mission will deliver the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer, a particle physics detector designed to search for various types of unusual matter by measuring cosmic rays. The STS-134 crew also will deliver the Express Logistics Carrier 3, a platform that carries spare parts that will sustain station operations once the shuttles are retired later this year.

For more information about the STS-134 mission and crew, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/shuttle/shuttlemissions/sts134/index.html


 

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