I had hoped that the Endeavour would be in orbit today. The Endeavour first went into orbit for mission STS-49 on this date in 1992. The current plan for the launch of mission STS-134 is scheduled for May 16th (as of yesterday), its last flight into orbit. It will then be transported atop a specially modified Boeing 747 to go on display at the California Science Center in Los Angeles, its final flight.
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