Gabrielle Giffords Walks Up Steps to Board Jet

In case you were skeptical of the progress made by Rep. Gabrielle Giffords at the Texas Medical Center's TIRR rehab clinic, long-distance video showed her climbing the stairs to board the jet that's taking her to watch her husband's shuttle launch.

KHOU's camera shows Giffords, with assistance, walking up the steps to the NASA plane.

The shuttle is scheduled for liftoff Friday afternoon.

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