The US Space Shuttle Atlantis will depart on its final flight today at 2:20PM US Eastern time zone.NASA: All on Track for Friday Launch of Atlantis
NASA: Everything on track for Friday launch of space shuttle Atlantis on its final voyage
The Associated Press
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By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. May 13, 2010 (AP)
With good weather expected, NASA was optimistic as it headed toward Friday's launch of space shuttle Atlantis on its final voyage.
NASA employees from the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., pose for a photo near the... Expand
NASA employees from the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., pose for a photo near the space shuttle Atlantis Wednesday, May 12, 2010, at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. The final launch of Atlantis is planned for Friday afternoon.
Atlantis is set to blast off at 2:20 p.m. Forecasters said there is a 70 percent chance of good weather, with low clouds the lone concern.
"We've had a very clean countdown so far," NASA test director Jeremy Graeber told reporters Thursday. [...]
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