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STS-130 countdown underway
Posted: Fri, Feb 5, 2010, 6:51 PM ET (2351 GMT)
STS-130: logo (NASA) NASA is proceeding with the countdown towards Sunday morning's launch of the shuttle Endeavour without any major technical or weather concerns. Endeavour is scheduled to lift off on mission STS-130 at 4:39 am EST (0939 GMT) Sunday, and the countdown for launch started early Thursday. No technical issues have been reported with the shuttle during the countdown and forecasts call for an 80 percent chance of acceptable weather at liftoff. Endeavour is carrying a new module, Tranquility, that is the last major US component to be added to the station.
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