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NASA sets May 14 for Atlantis launch
Posted: Thu, May 6, 2010, 7:28 AM ET (1128 GMT)
STS-132: logo (NASA) Shuttle managers decided Wednesday to proceed with plans to launch the space shuttle Atlantis on what is scheduled to be its final mission on May 14. At a flight readiness review on Wednesday managers approved plans to launch Atlantis on mission STS-132 at 2:20 pm EDT (1820 GMT) on May 14, the date that NASA had been previously working towards. Atlantis will deliver a Russian lab module called Mini-Research Module 1, or Rassvet, to the station as well as perform three spacewalks to do station maintenance. With three shuttle missions remaining on the current manifest, STS-132 is the last scheduled launch of Atlantis.
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