Watch the shuttle launch live stream video online on Friday, April 29, 2011. The NASA Shuttle Endeavour final launch time is 3:47 p.m ET (weather permitting) from Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, FL. The STS-134 mission, with Commander Mark Kelly, is also the final trip Endeavour will make to the International Space Station (ISS). Live web-feed is embedded below. Thereafter check back for full replay video and photos.
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There is also ongoing coverage via the live feed below.
Link Live Web-Feed video for mobile viewing of the shuttle launch today. You can also watch the same live feed at NASA TV. There will also be television coverage on news cable channels including MSNBC, CNN, Fox and CSPAN. Launch time is 3:47 p.m. ET, weather permitting. Check back for schedule updates.
For complete details on today’s schedule, the Endeavour STS-134 mission, pictures and biography of the crew members visit the official NASA space shuttle Web site.
The mission payload will include a $2 billion dollar 7-ton Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS). Its purpose is to aid scientist in analyzing particles in high-energy cosmic rays, known as “dark matter.”
President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and their daughters Malia and Sasha will attend the launch. Also attending is Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, wife of mission commander Mark E. Kelly. She departed TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston on April 27 to attend the launch and was seen boarding a private plane. (Click here for video).
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Watch preview video below.
Top Photo: Official STS-134 crew portrait; clockwise: NASA astronauts Mark E. Kelly (bottom center), commander; Gregory H. Johnson, pilot; Michael Fincke, Greg Chamitoff, Andrew Feustel and European Space Agency’s Roberto Vittori, all mission specialists. (Image credit: NASA)
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