NASA Announces New STS-134 Prelaunch Events, Countdown Details

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- News conferences, events and operating hours
for the news center at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla., are set for
the final scheduled launch of space shuttle Endeavour. Liftoff is
planned for 8:56 a.m. EDT on Monday, May 16, to begin the STS-134
mission to the International Space Station.

A NASA blog will provide countdown updates beginning at 3:30 a.m. May
16. Originating from Kennedy's Launch Control Center, the blog is the
definitive Internet source for information leading up to liftoff.

During the mission, visitors to NASA's shuttle website can read about
the crew's progress and watch the mission's four spacewalks live. As
Endeavour's flight concludes, the NASA blog will detail the
spacecraft's return to Earth. For NASA's launch blog and continuous
mission updates, visit:


Detailed lists of countdown milestones, news briefing times and
participants, and hours of operation for Kennedy's news center, and
media credentialing office are available at:


The NASA News Twitter feed will be updated throughout the shuttle
launch countdown, mission and landing. To follow, visit:


Free wireless Internet access is provided at the Kennedy Press Site
news center and annex. Instructions for wireless access will be
available at the news center. Due to the volume of users,
accessibility may be limited. Reporters should bring a backup.

For NASA TV streaming video, scheduling and downlink information, visit:



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