Shuttle Set To Launch July 1 – Video Space News
Despite concerns over foam loss, the next Space Shuttle mission, designated STS-121, is scheduled to lift off July 1, 2006, if Summer Florida weather cooperates.
It is the 115th shuttle flight and the 18th U.S. flight to the International Space Station. Discovery's mission is scheduled to last about 12 days and end with 10:45 a.m. landing at Kennedy on July 13, 2006. The crew will test new equipment and procedures to improve shuttle safety, as well as deliver supplies and make repairs to the International Space Station.
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