Space Shuttle to Liftoff May 14
The six-member crew of STS-132 is slated to liftoff aboard space shuttle Atlantis on Friday, May 14. The official launch date was set by Space Shuttle Program managers at a Flight Readiness Review held at NASA's Kennedy Space Center on May 5. Commander Ken Ham, Pilot Tony Antonelli, and Mission Specialists Mike Good, Garrett Reisman, Steve Bowen and Piers Sellers will spend twelve days in space, delivering cargo and "Rassvet", a Russian Mini Research Module, to the International Space Station. The May 14th launch time: 2:20 p.m. EDT.