The space shuttle Endeavour is due to land in Florida today, touching down at 10:48 am, local time.
Yesterday one of the thrusters that will help control the craft’s speed during descent failed during testing. NASA says, “This will not be an issue for landing.”
Endeavour put new batteries into the International Space Station and continued the installation of the Kibo science lab. It leaves behind it an improved space station and one of the oddest mix tapes you’re ever likely to hear.
As their mission ends, here’s a round up of what songs have woken the crew during their time in space.