|STS-111 Mission Journal|
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||Shuttle Endeavour returns from mission STS-111 to the International Space Station!|
TOP LEFT: ISS Expedition 4 patch; STS-111 "core
crew"; ISS Expedition 5 patch. BOTTOM LEFT: ISS
Expedition 4 and 5 crews.
RIGHT: STS-111 Mission Patch.
|Mission:||International Space Station Flight UF-2|
|Crew:||7 (4 + 3 ISS Up + 3 ISS Down)|
|Duration:||13 Days, 20 Hours, 35 minutes|
|Launch Date:||Wednesday, 05 June 2002|
|Launch Time:||5:23PM EDT (2123 GMT)|
|Launch Window:||10 minutes (5:17PM - 5:27PM EDT)|
|Launch Facility:||KSC, Pad 39A|
|Docking:||07 June 2002, 12:25 PM EDT (1625 GMT)|
|Undocking:||15 June 2002, 10:32AM EDT (1432 GMT)|
|Landing:||19 June 2002, 1:58PM EDT (1758 GMT)|
Kennedy Space Center (target)
Edwards Air Force Base (actual)
|Orbit Altitude:||122 nautical miles (226 kilometers)|
|Flight stats:||110th Shuttle flight (18th for Endeavour)|
Mission info from NASA Human Spaceflight and Kennedy Space Center webs
STS-111 to Deliver Expedition Five, Install Mobile Base System
STS-111 will be the 14th shuttle mission to visit the International Space Station, continuing the assembly of the outpost and delivering a new crew. During STS-111's stay, the crew will perform three spacewalks to install the Mobile Base System onto the station's Mobile Transporter and to replace the wrist roll joint on the station's robot arm, Canadarm2.
The Expedition Five crew -- Commander Valery Korzun and Flight Engineers Peggy Whitson and Sergei Treschev -- will arrive at the station on Space Shuttle Endeavour and replace the Expedition Four crew, which will return home with STS-111.
Third Trip in Space for Leonardo
The Italian-built ... Leonardo Multi-Purpose Logistics Module has made its third trip to the International Space Station. Multi-Purpose Logistics Modules, or MPLMs, are reusable cargo carriers for the station. Leonardo contains about 2,540 kilograms (5,600 pounds) of cargo. It also contains eight Resupply Stowage Racks, five Resupply Stowage Platforms, two International Stowage Racks and two new scientific experiment racks for the station. Included in the cargo are supplies and equipment for the Expedition Five crew. Leonardo is slated to be attached to the station Saturday [June 8] and returned to Space Shuttle Endeavour’s payload bay June 14.
Note: Due to expanded coverage, this Mission Journal is now divided into six sections, for faster downloading. Updates are presented with newest dates on top, with Part 6 covering undocking through touchdown; Part 5 covering the last EVA; Part 4 covering the first two EVAs; Part 3 covering liftoff through docking; Part 2 covering the pre-launch scrubs; and Part 1 covering all Preflight activities. There is also an EVA log with details on this mission's spacewalks.
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