Canadian Space Agency

Canadian Space Agency

July 11, 2009 13:02 ET

Media Advisory: Mission STS-127 Launch Delayed Again

LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - July 11, 2009) - The launch of Space Shuttle Endeavour with Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut Julie Payette aboard, originally expected to take place this evening at 7:39 p.m. EDT, has been delayed to July 12 at 7:13 p.m. EDT.

Journalists who cannot be on site will be able to follow the event live on the Canadian Space Agency Web site at www.asc-csa.gc.ca.



What: Launch of Endeavour Space Shuttle for STS-127 mission

When: Sunday, July 12, 2009 at 7:13 p.m. EDT

Who: Benoit Marcotte, Director General, Operations

Schedule: 6:35 p.m. EDT Comments by Benoit Marcotte
6:55 p.m. EDT Video message from Julie Payette (2 minutes)
7:13 p.m. EDT Launch
7:21 p.m. EDT Interviews

Where: Canadian Space Agency
6767 Route de l'Aeroport
Longueuil, Quebec


To schedule interviews with CSA spokespersons, please contact CSA Media Relations at 450-926-4370.

For details on the mission, visit the Canadian Space Agency website at http://www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/missions/sts-127/default.asp

Video, animations and pictures are available at this address:
ftp://ftp.asc-csa.gc.ca/users/sts127/pub/

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