The year 2010 has ushered in the final era of NASA’s Space Shuttle program. And on Sunday, February 7, at 4:39 a.m. ET the program will see it’s final night launch. The Space Shuttle Endeavor will light up the early morning sky as it and its six-person crew travels to the International Space Station (ISS) delivering the last major component of the space station, the Tranquility Node 3 module, and the seven-windowed Cupola, an observatory module giving astronauts a unique, panoramic view outside the space station.
To see space shuttle Endeavour lift-off from Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Cape Canaveral, Florida, a viewing area six miles away from the launch pad. You can begin to purchase tickets on Wednesday, January 6. Tickets can be purchased online or by telephone at 321-449-4400.
According to an official KSC press release, guests will enjoy live NASA countdown audio and video presentations on a jumbo-sized screen, astronaut appearances and launch briefings. Also, local hotels are offering discounted hotel rates.
To keep up to day with the shuttle launch schedule visit www.spacecoastlaunches.com