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New Launch Date for STS-134 Endeavour Set for May 16, 2011


STS-134 Space Shuttle Endeavour Crew

A new launch date for STS-134, Space Shuttle Endeavour has been set for May 16, 2011.   Endeavour’s original launch was set for April 29, but was scrubbed due to an electrical problem in what is called the Load Control Assembly-2 (LCA-2).  This piece of equipment distributes power to various systems in the Shuttle and is believed to have caused fuel line heaters for Endeavour’s auxiliary power unit-1 (APU-1) to fail.

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