Gabrielle Giffords to Attend Husband's Shuttle Launch

She is scheduled to be there when Endeavour goes up in April
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 10, 2011 5:44 PM CST
Gabrielle Giffords to Attend Husband's Shuttle Launch
In this undated file photo provided by the office of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, she is shown with husband Mark Kelly.   (AP Photo/Office of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, File)

Another good sign for Gabrielle Giffords: She is expected to be in attendance when husband Mark Kelly blasts off aboard space shuttle Endeavour next month, reports ABC News. NASA says she'll be in the family viewing area of the Kennedy Space Center on April 19. Giffords continues to recuperate at a Texas rehab center, though no specifics were offered on her progress. (More Gabrielle Giffords stories.)

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