Monday, March 10, 2008

Endeavour for ISS

Heavy traffic at the International Space Station

Credit: NASA

Since February this year Atlantis brought the European Colombus and just yesterday Jule Verne ATV was launched and is now headed for the International Space Station ISS. There are no breaks on the traffic, tomorrow Endeavour is scheduled for launching with exciting robotics...

The mission STS-123 consist of several exciting elements: a night launching, five spacewalks and station construction with the first Japanese module, integrating for the first time in ISS history components from all of the station's international partners -- the United States, Russia, Canada, Europe and Japan.

Endeavour being prepared for launching

Credit: NASA

Endeavour ready for lift off in Florida

Credit: NASA

The liftoff of Endeavour on the STS-123 mission is scheduled for 2:28 a.m. EDT Tuesday, March 11.

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