An end of an era. The Space Shuttle Endeavour prepares for its final flight in space history.
April 29th, 2011 will complete an 19-year run for the Space Shuttle Endeavour as it will complete its final flight to space. STS-134 will be commanded by Mark Kelly, husband of Congresswoman Gabby Giffords. In total, the Endeavour has completed 25 missions and brought 138 crew members into the great beyond. Taking flight for the first time in May of 1992, the Endeavour has taken over ten flights to work on the International Space Station and has provided countless additions to the worlds of science, education, American history, and domestic pride. In this week’s episode, we comb through Endeavour’s past and provide some very cool historical facts that even took us by surprise. Tune in and be a part of Space Shuttle history!
Last week’s question:
Q: How many days are in Spring 2011?
This week’s question:
Q: How much time has the Endeavour spent in space?