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Shuttle Update


As of Jan.18, the next Space Shuttle mission is scheduled for Feb. 24. That will be the final flight for Discovery. The following mission, Endeavor on STS-134, is targeted for April 19. Commander of the flight is Mark Kelly whose wife, Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, was critically injured in the Tucson shooting. NASA has assigned Rick Struckow as his backup in case he cannot fly. There are rumors that another shuttle flight will be authorized. If not the Space Shuttle program will be over after Endeavor’s return..


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