Successful Mission Capped By Early-Morning Touchdown
Space shuttle Endeavour and its six-astronaut crew sailed home
for the final time, ending a 16-day journey of more than 6.5
million miles with a landing at 0234 EDT on Wednesday at NASA's
Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
New Docking Sensor Performs "Better Than Expected"
In an unprecedented on-orbit maneuver, Commander Mark Kelly
completed the first ever Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle
(MPCV)-like approach to the International Space Station at 0420 EDT
Monday as part of the Sensor Test for Orion Relative
Navigation Risk Mitigation (STORRM).
A new microsatellite designed to give scientists less expensive
access to space will be demonstrated during a NASA Terrier-Improved
Orion suborbital sounding rocket flight between 0700 and 1000 EDT
June 9, from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.