NASA'S Shuttle Atlantis Moves From Processing Hangar To Vab

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Reporters are invited to cover space shuttle
Atlantis' final planned move from its processing hangar to the
Vehicle Assembly Building, on Tuesday, May 17, at NASA's Kennedy
Space Center in Florida.

The first motion of Atlantis for rollover is scheduled for 8 a.m. EDT.
Inside the Vehicle Assembly Building, Atlantis will be attached to
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its external fuel tank and twin solid rocket boosters, which already
are on a mobile launcher platform.

The date and start time for the move is subject to change depending on
shuttle Endeavour's scheduled launch on Monday, May 16. Call
321-867-2525 for updates about the rollover.

STS-134 media mission badges are valid for this photo opportunity.
Media representatives planning to attend must arrive at Kennedy's
news center by 7 a.m. for transportation to the event. Accreditation
for international journalists is closed. U.S. reporters without
STS-134 mission badges or permanent Kennedy credentials should submit
their requests online at:


Highlights of the move will air on the NASA Television's Video File.
For NASA TV downlink information, schedules and links to streaming video, visit:


The STS-135 mission will carry the Raffaello multi-purpose logistics
module with supplies, logistics and spare parts to the International
Space Station to help sustain station operations after the shuttles
are retired later this year.

For more information about the STS-135 mission and crew, visit:



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