Wednesday, March 11, 2009

STS-119 Update!!

The seven astronauts will be awakened at 11 a.m. to begin their launch day routine.

Filling of the external fuel tank will begin around 12:00pm. The astronauts will then suit up shortly before 5 p.m. and depart from the crew quarters at 5:30 p.m.

Arrival at the launch pad should occur by 6 p.m. to start strapping aboard Space Shuttle Discovery. The crew hatch door is scheduled to be closed for flight a little after 7 p.m. EDT.

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