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Roberto Vittori duringthe simulated launch countdown exercise
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- Title Roberto Vittori duringthe simulated launch countdown exercise
- Released 05/04/2011 11:26 am
- Copyright ESA - S. Corvaja, 2011
The STS-134 crew stride out of the Operations and Support Building on their way to Launch Pad 39A for a simulated launch countdown exercise on 1 April 2011.
Shuttle Endeavour is due to launch on 29 April.
The crew members for space shuttle Endeavour's STS-134 mission are Commander Mark Kelly, Pilot Gregory H. Johnson and Mission Specialists Michael Fincke, Greg Chamitoff, Andrew Feustel and European Space Agency astronaut Roberto Vittori.
During the 14-day mission, Endeavour will deliver the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) and spare parts including two S-band communications antennas, a high-pressure gas tank, additional spare parts for Dextre and micrometeoroid debris shields.