NASA SETS OFFICIAL STS-134 LAUNCH DATE
NASA managers set the official launch date for space shuttle Endeavour’s mission to the International Space Station. STS-134 is scheduled to launch at 3:47 p.m. EDT on April 29.
The decision was made at the Flight Readiness Review, or FRR, a day-long meeting at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
NASA managers held a news conference following the FRR and discussed the mission.
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(:15) I think the thing that impressed me the most is that the team is still continuing to really work issues and look at the vehicle performance on each and every flight just like they would on any normal mission.
(:10) We’re going to lift off with a 14 day planned mission, we have two extension days in addition to the two weather and systems wave-off days we keep for deorbit/landing contingencies.