Tuesday, June 23, 2009

July 4th Celebrations

There will be many Celebrations in Orlando on July 4th to celebrate Independence Day.

Below are just a few.

The City of Kissimmee is holding a free party at Lakefront Park from 5.00 to 9.30pm.

More information can be found at http://www.kissimmee.org/ch_dept_parks.aspx?id=412

At the Theme Parks:-

Disney’s Magic Kingdom…A special “Concert in the Sky” at 9.oopm followed by the nightime parade “SpectroMagic” at 10.30pm.

Epcot….A special holiday inspired theme will be running through the day, and there will be added extras to the illuminations ‘Reflections of the Earth’.

Hollywood Studios….will have a special American feel to it during the day and at night there will be special fireworks at 9.00pm.

Downtown Disney....Fireworks at 10.30pm.

Universal. ...are hosting a 4th July special Cinesphere show starting at 10pm. The park has an extended opening until 11.00pm.

CityWalk…Has an American theme running through the day, with a barbecue at 5pm to 9pm. An all American Celebration.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

STS-127 launch abandoned until July 11 at earliest…

The same gaseous hydrogen leak has resurfaced during fuelling of Endeavour. Launch scrubbed until at least 11th July 2009.

CBS News Space Place - Space Shuttle Status Report (STS-127)

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Tuesday, June 16, 2009

STS-127 ‘good to go’ Wednesday 17th June 2009

NASA have re-jigged the launce schedules and moved the departure of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter  to June 18th.

Endeavour will now fly as STS-127 at 5:40 a.m. EDT Wednesday.

With sunrise on Wednesday at 06:28 am it should be a spectacular dawn launch.

More from CBS News here…

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Saturday, June 13, 2009

STS-127 June 13th 2009 launch scrubbed

Gaseous Hydrogen leak causes delay to Wednesday maybe next Saturday. More when we know…


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Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Looking good for Space Shuttle STS-127

There is an 80% chance of acceptable weather on all three possible launch days Saturday June 13th 2009, Sunday and Monday at 07:17 EST. Endeavour will carry a 7 person crew for a 16-day five-spacewalk mission servicing the International Space Station on ISS Assembly Flight 2J/A.

STS-127 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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