NASA Techs Perform Leak Checks

Wed, 16 Mar 2011 07:38:21 -0500

Technicians at NASA Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Pad 39A have completed attaching the quick disconnects and leak checks on space shuttle Endeavour’s forward reaction control system. Today, crews will perform leak checks on the external fuel tank’s ground umbilical carrier plate (GUCP). Endeavour’s STS-134 mission to the International Space Station is targeted to launch at 7:48 p.m. EDT on April 19.

Photo credit: NASA/Jack Pfaller

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