The Space Shuttle Endeavour is planned to launch for the penultimate shuttle misison STS-134 to the International Space Station at 7:48 p.m. EDT on April 19th 2011.
The crew for space shuttle Endeavour's STS-134 mission are Commander Mark Kelly, Pilot Gregory H. Johnson and Mission Specialists Michael Fincke, Greg Chamitoff, Andrew Feustel and European Space Agency astronaut Roberto Vittori.
During the 14-day mission Endeavour's six astronauts will deliver the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer-2 to the International Space Station. This is a particle physics detector designed to search for unusual matter by measuring cosmic rays. Endeavour's payload also includes the Express Logistics Carrier-3, a platform that carries spare parts that will sustain station operations once the shuttles are retired later this year