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NASA Updates Space Shuttle Endeavour Prelaunch Events


CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - News conferences, events and operating hours for NASA’s Kennedy Space Center news center are set for the scheduled Aug. 7 launch of space shuttle Endeavour on the STS-118 mission to the International Space Station. Liftoff is slated for 7:02 p.m. EDT.

On Friday, Aug. 3, the seven Endeavour crew members are scheduled to arrive Kennedy at 5 p.m. Media planning to cover their arrival must be at the news center by 3:30 p.m. for transportation to the Shuttle Landing Facility. Commander Scott Kelly will make a brief statement to the media. NASA Television will air live coverage of the arrival and Kelly’s remarks.

NASA Television will broadcast live countdown status briefings and news conferences from Aug. 4 to 7. Complete listings of news briefing times, participants, Kennedy news center and media credentialing hours of operation are available in the online version of this media advisory at:


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