Senator Edward Kennedy will be buried Saturday at Arlington National Cemetery after a private funeral Mass scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. at Boston's Our Lady of Perpetual Help Basilica in Boston's Mission Hill section.
After the Mass ends at about 12:30 p.m., Kennedy's coffin will be flown to Andrews Air Force Base. A funeral motorcade will travel to the Capitol, where it will stop at the Senate steps for a brief prayer.
At 5:30 pm, Kennedy, who was 77, will be laid to rest near his brothers John, who was assassinated in 1963, and Robert, who was killed in 1968, in Arlington Cemetery.
Former Presidents Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush are due to attend the funeral, with President Barack Obama, scheduled to deliver a eulogy.
Kennedy died Tuesday after a 15-month battle with brain cancer.