"Here's where you can follow Space Shuttle Atlantis' last mission online
By Tim Conneally | Published May 14, 2010, 11:32 AM
NASA Space Shuttle Atlantis is scheduled end its 25-year career with one final trip into space today. The shuttle will be manned by six astronauts and is expected to be in flight for twelve days. The STS-132 mission is to deliver equipment to the International Space Station which includes a Russian Mini-Research Module, a set of batteries for the station's truss and dish antenna, and other replacement parts.
However, the launch takes place today at 2:20pm EST, a time when most of the United States is at work.
Fortunately, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration is making it very easy to follow the action online. NASA isbroadcasting the event live on its website, and is running a launch blog which provides frequent updates on the status of the launch.