Space Shuttle Discovery undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) yesterday and is preparing for landing at Kennedy Space Center (KSC) tomorrow, Monday, at 8:48 am EDT. The seven member crew of STS-131 delivered seven tons of equipment and supplies to the ISS during the 10 days it was docked there. The weather forecast for KSC tomorrow morning is iffy, however. There are two landing opportunities at KSC in the morning, and two more Tuesday morning. The shuttle also could be diverted to Edwards Air Force Base, CA if necessary, with three landing opportunities there on Tuesday.
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The Engineered Heart Tissues investigation aboard the @Space_Station explores cardiac function in microgravity using a 3-dimensional culture of human cardiac muscle tissue❤️ The research could provide new drug developments for both astronauts & Earthlings> http://ow.ly/USST50z9m4U
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Cliff Lanham, Mobile Launcher Project Manager with EGS, chats about the mobile launcher, a structure that will be used to assemble, process & launch @NASA_SLS to the Moon with the #Artemis Program! 🚀