Friday, November 14, 2008

240p 11/14 Update: Shuttle fueling complete

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CBS NEWS STS-126 STATUS REPORT: 11
Posted: 2:30 PM, 11/14/08

By William Harwood
CBS News Space Analyst

Changes and additions:

   SR-09 (11/13/08): STS-126 mission preview
   SR-10 (11/14/08): Shuttle fueling begins; updated launch time
   SR-11 (11/14/08): SHuttle fueling complete

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2:30 PM, 11/14/08, Update: Shuttle fueling complete

The shuttle Endeavour was loaded with liquid oxygen and hydrogen rocket fuel today as the countdown continues ticking smoothly toward launch this evening on a space station assembly mission. There are no technical problems of any significance and forecasters are continuing to predict a 70 percent chance of good weather. Liftoff is targeted for 7:55:39 p.m. EST, roughly the moment Earth's rotation carries the launch pad into the plane of the space station's orbit. The astronauts are scheduled to begin strapping in shortly after 4:30 p.m.

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Quick-Launch Web Links:

CBS News STS-126 Status Reports:
http://www.cbsnews.com/network/news/space/current.html

CBS News STS-126 Quick-Look Page:
http://www.cbsnews.com/network/news/space/currentglance.html

NASA ISS Expeditions Page:
http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/expeditions/index.html

NASA Shuttle Web: http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/shuttle/index.html
NASA Station Web: http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/station/index.html
Spaceflight Now: http://spaceflightnow.com/index.html
GoogleSatTrack: http://www.lizard-tail.com/isana/tracking/

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