NASA updates space shuttle target launch dates for two flights

WASHINGTON, 19 Jan. 2011. NASA officials are targeting 4:50 p.m. EST on Thursday, Feb. 24, for the launch of space shuttle Discovery's STS-133 mission to the International Space Station. The liftoff of shuttle Endeavour's STS-134 flight is planned for 7:48 p.m. EDT on April 19, from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Jan 19th, 2011

Posted by John McHale
WASHINGTON, 19 Jan. 2011. NASA officials are targeting 4:50 p.m. EST on Thursday, Feb. 24, for the launch of space shuttleDiscovery's STS-133 mission to the International Space Station. The liftoff of shuttle Endeavour's STS-134 flight is planned for 7:48 p.m. EDT on April 19, from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
NASA sets official shuttle launch dates for each shuttle mission following agency Flight Readiness Reviews, which typically occur about two weeks prior to launches. All target launch dates are subject to change.
For more information about the shuttle missions and their crews, visit:
http://www.nasa.gov/shuttle.
The shuttle and International Space Station launch manifest is available at: http://www.nasa.gov/stationflights.

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