Houston – Mark Kelly, NASA astronaut says doctors gave his wife, Arizona in Congress, Gabrielle Giffords, consent to travel to Cape Canaveral this week to watch him fly into space Friday, the next shuttle mission to the past.
Giffords were killed in the head in a shooting incident outside a supermarket Tucson (Arizona, more than three months. This will be her first trip since they were flown from Arizona to rehabilitate the Houston hospital where she was in treatment.
Kelly said during an interview with Katie Couric CBS ‘said his wife will see the launch of Endeavour, which is scheduled for Friday 15:47. Kelly is the leader of the mission.
“I met with her doctors, her nerves and her doctors, and … He has given us permission to take her down to the launch,” Kelly said in an interview in Houston. It did not say the network did not specify the date for the interview occurred.
Posted CBS excerpts from the interview Sunday, was scheduled to air Monday night.
The spokesman James Hartsfield NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, and all questions about Giffords for its employees, which gave no immediate comment.
President Barack Obama and the First Family is also scheduled to witness the launch, although it is unclear whether they were viewed with Giffords.
Families view the launch at the Kennedy Center for the space of a restricted area, and there are no plans for Giffords to make public appearance.
Giffords went for the launch of Kelly, the last in 2008, when he assumed command of the space shuttle Discovery. The two married in 2007.
The shooting occurred as the Giffords community outreach event held in the parking lot at a shopping mall Tucson. In addition to Congress, and six people were killed and 13 wounded.
And the payment of Jared Lee Loughner, 22 years old, pleaded not guilty to charges resulting from the attack and is under detention.
Giffords does not appear in public since the shooting and spent the last three months relearning how to speak, walk and take care of itself. She has been singing – as part of the musical treatment – ask about her favorite foods and visit with family and friends, and her rabbi.
Kelly returned to training for the launch of the shuttle in February after taking time off to be in bed in hospital, his wife.