STS-134 Astronauts Arrive At Cape Canaveral For Pre-Launch Tests
In This Photo: Mark Kelly, Andre Denard
In this handout image provided by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Commander Mark Kelly (R) is assisted by United Space Alliance suit technician Andre Denard prior to a post insertion/de-orbit training session in a Full Fuselage Trainer mock-up in Johnson Space Center's Space Vehicle Mock-up Facility. at NASA's Kennedy Space Center on April 10, 2010 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. For the planned April 19, 2011 launch Space shuttle Endeavour will deliver the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer and spare parts to the International Space Station on its 36th and final scheduled flight before being retired. AMS is designed to operate as an external experiment on the International Space Station where it will use the unique environment of space to study the universe and its origin by searching for dark matter. The STS-134 crew members are Commander Mark Kelly, Pilot Gregory H. Johnson and Mission Specialists Michael Fincke, Greg Chamitoff, Andrew Feustel and European Space Agency astronaut Roberto Vittori.
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