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Final Launch of the Space Shuttle Endeavour / STS-134 Mission

2011-05-17

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STS134-S-053 (16 May 2011) --- Space shuttle Endeavour and its six-member STS-134 crew head toward Earth orbit and rendezvous with the International Space Station. Liftoff was at 8:56 a.m. (EDT) on May 16, 2011, from Launch Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center. Onboard are NASA astronauts Mark Kelly, commander; Greg H. Johnson, pilot; Michael Fincke, Andrew Feustel, Greg Chamitoff and European Space Agency astronaut Roberto Vittori, all mission specialists. STS-134 will deliver the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer-2 (AMS), Express Logistics Carrier-3, a high-pressure gas tank and additional spare parts for the Dextre robotic helper to the International Space Station. STS-134 is the final spaceflight for Endeavour. Photo credit: NASA

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  • Title: Final Launch of the Space Shuttle Endeavour / STS-134 Mission
  • Date Created: 2011-05-17
  • Rights: JSC
  • Album: mgwhite

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