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One of Final Space Shuttle Launches Set for May 14

One of Final Space Shuttle Launches Set for May 14
STS-132 Atlantis is scheduled to launch on Friday, May 14 at 2:19 p.m. from the Kennedy Space Center (map).  With 25 years of service under its belt, this will be the last scheduled mission for the orbitor Atlantis. While tickets to view the launch from the grounds of the Space Center are sold out, the spectacular launch is visible from many destinations, including Walt Disney World (map) which is approximately 45 miles away from the launch site. Guests wanting a more closer view can watch the...
April 27th, 2010 | Jenni Ingersoll | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: family travel, Kennedy Space Center, top-feature, Walt Disney World Resort

Witness History with Launch of Space Shuttle

Space Shuttle Commander Mark Polansky will lead his crew on a mission to deliver the final components of the Japanese Kibo laboratory to the International Space Station. The STS-127 Space Shuttle Endeavour launch is currently scheduled for 7:19 a.m. on Saturday, June 13. Tickets to witness the early morning launch are currently on sale and can be purchased online. For a truly unique package, combine the thrill of the launch with an opportunity to dine with an astronaut – take some photos,...
May 16th, 2009 | Jenni Ingersoll | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Kennedy Space Center, places to view shuttle launch, Space Shuttle launch, Walt Disney World