Weather is forecast and observed “go” and astronaut Rick Sturckow is flying weather reconnaissance at Kennedy Space Center to assess conditions for Endeavour’s landing.
At 10:59 p.m. Mission Control is expected to give a “go” for Endeavour’s computers to begin running the Ops 3 entry software. At 11:29 p.m. a “go” is expected for crew suit up. The “go” for deorbit burn is expected by 1:09 a.m. Wednesday.
The deorbit burn scheduled for 1:29:43 a.m. will lead to a landing at 2:35:23 a.m.
Space shuttle Atlantis now is moving out of Kennedy Space Center’s Vehicle Assembly Building headed for Launch Pad 39A. First motion was at 8:42 p.m. EDT.
Technicians repaired a minor hydraulic leak on a corner valve for the jacking and elevation system on the crawler-transporter, which delayed the scheduled 8 p.m. rollout start.
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