12 July 2009

sts - 127 space shuttle endeavour launch a go scrubbed

UPDATE 3 wednesday 15 july 2009 endeavour finally launches
UPDATE 2 monday 13 july 2009: endeavour launch scrubbed again due to poor weather. the preferred launch time is now wednesday, 15 july 2009 at 5:03 pm cdt.

: inclement weather and lightning strikes within twenty miles of the kennedy space center, have resulted in the sts - 127 launch being delayed until 5:51 pm cdt monday 13 july 2009 ~ nasa: sts - 127 launch blog

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Image above: Rollback of the rotating service structure (at left) reveals space shuttle Endeavour atop the mobile launcher platform. Photo Credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett
Mission: STS-127
Orbiter: Endeavour
Primary Payload: Kibo Japanese Experiment Module Exposed Facility, Kibo Japanese Experiment Logistics Module-Exposed Section
Launch Date: July 12
Launch Time: 6:13 p.m. CDT
Launch Pad: 39A
Landing Date: July 28
Mission Duration: 16 days
Inclination/Altitude: 51.6 degrees/122 nautical miles
sts - 127 launch blog
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