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Monday, May 30, 2011

Endeavour and Space Station Fly In Tandem

The space shuttle Endeavour and the international space station soared through the night sky side-by-side last night following the undocking at 11:55 p.m. EDT Sunday evening, May 29, 2011, ending a stay of 11 days, 17 hours and 41 minutes at the orbiting laboratory. The undocking providing eraly morning Earthly viewers a unique and rare double-flyby scene.

The space shuttle Endeavour is on its last voyage to space. The next to last space shuttle flight is scheduled to land at Kennedy Space Center at 1:35 a.m. EDT on Wednesday morning June 1, 2011.

1 comment:

Home Inspector Training said...

I’ve followed the shuttle since its inaugural flight and it’s a pity its being put out of action. Feel that it could have been able to continue in some way, since so many funds and lives have been changed by it. Remember those first photos from the Hubble, WOW!