Endeavour’s astronauts checked out flight, reaction control and communications systems as they prepared to end the 16-day STS-134 mission to the International Space Station (ISS) with a landing at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center early Wednesday. Forecasters offered a favorable outlook for landing opportunities at 2:35 a.m. and 4:11 a.m. EDT, to close out Endeavour’s 25th and final mission. Earlier concerns for violations of the 12-kt. runway crosswind limit eased on the eve of the descent. ...


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