Congresswoman Giffords Arrives at KSC Florida ahead of Husbands Shuttle Launch

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords reportedly landed in Florida this afternoon.

A NASA jet used to transport top senior NASA officials and VIPs landed at Patrick Air Force Base at 12:47 p.m., according to Flightaware.com, which tracks air traffic.

Giffords was reportedly on that plane.

She’s in town to watch her husband Mark Kelly command the final flight of shuttle Endeavour. Liftoff is scheduled for 3:47 p.m. Friday.

NASA always flies the crew’s spouses to Florida aboard a NASA plane.

Wives of the five other astronauts arrived in town yesterday and were on the runway to greet their husbands when they arrived in four T-38 training jets.

via The Flame Trench space news and analysis: Giffords reportedly lands in Florida.

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