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  • STS-134 MCC Status Report #13

    05.22.11 - It turned into a long day for the Endeavour spacewalkers outside the International Space Station as they worked to complete all of the assigned maintenance tasks.

  • STS-134 MCC Status Report #12

    05.21.11 - An extravehicular excursion is planned today. STS-134 Mission Specialists Andrew Feustel and Mike Fincke are slated to perform the second spacewalk of the mission to continue outfitting and maintenance of the space station complex.

  • STS-134 MCC Status Report #11

    05.21.11 - Mission managers cleared Endeavour’s thermal protection system for re-entry after analysis of data and images from an early-morning focused robotic inspection of the tiles.

  • STS-134 MCC Status Report #10

    05.20.11 - The combined crew of the International Space Station and space shuttle Endeavour will work together to perform robotics and prepare for the mission’s second spacewalk.

  • STS-134 MCC Status Report #09

    05.20.11 - Endeavour astronauts completed a 6-hour, 19-minute spacewalk at the International Space Station Friday, retrieving materials experiments and installing another, and installing an antenna.

  • STS-134 MCC Status Report #08

    05.19.11 - Mission Specialists Andrew Feustel and Greg Chamitoff are set to begin the first of four spacewalks planned for the STS-134 mission at 2:16 a.m. Friday.

  • STS-134 MCC Status Report #07

    05.19.11 - An instrument that seeks to unite astronomy and high-energy physics to give us a better understanding of our universe was installed on the International Space Station by space shuttle Endeavour astronauts Thursday.

  • STS-134 MCC Status Report #06

    05.18.11 - On tap today is the top scientific priority of the STS-134 mission, installing Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer-2 (AMS-2) on the International Space Station’s truss, where it can sift through cosmic particles, seeking the answers to fundamental questions of physics.

  • STS-134 MCC Status Report #05

    05.18.11 - Endeavour docked with the International Space Station at 5:14 a.m. CDT Wednesday, bringing an advanced scientific instrument that could answer basic questions about our universe, perhaps shedding light on dark matter and antimatter.

  • STS-134 MCC Status Report #04

    05.17.11 - STS-134 Commander Mark Kelly will guide Endeavour through its final rendezvous to a docking with the International Space Station today, and after being welcomed by their space station colleagues the combined crew will install a spare parts platform on the station’s backbone.

  • STS-134 MCC Status Report #03

    05.17.11 - Endeavour’s astronauts performed an inspection of the orbiter’s thermal protection system.

  • STS-134 MCC Status Report #02

    05.17.11 - Endeavour’s six crew members are awake and ready for their mission’s first full day in space.

  • STS-134 MCC Status Report #01

    05.16.11 - With a new scientific instrument that could increase human understanding of our universe in its cargo bay, Endeavour launched to the International Space Station on its last mission on a breezy Florida Monday morning.