Shuttle Endeavour Launch STS-130 07/02/2010

UPDATE #2 – Endeavour successfully launched on Monday morning – the final night launch of a Space Shuttle.

UPDATE #1 – Today’s launch was scrubbed due to poor weather. Mission managers have scheduled space shuttle Endeavour’s next launch attempt for Monday 8th February (tomorrow) at approx 9:00AM GMT).

The Space Shuttle Endeavour is scheduled to launch tomorrow morning (Sunday 7th February) at about 9:30 AM GMT.

It the last night-time shuttle launch planned, and there are only four shuttle launches currently planned after this.

The mission, STS-130, will take the Tranquility module of the ISS into orbit as well as Cupola, a robotic control station with six windows around its sides and another in the center that will provide a 360 degree view of the station and surroundings for its inhabitants.

Spaceflightnow.com offer good coverage of NASA launches – with a continuously updated status feed and a launch program (which will start at 5 AM GMT)

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