Endeavour's crew will deliver the last components of the International Space Station’s Japanese Kibo laboratory module.
Although they will be installing a one-of-a- kind porch in space, the astronauts of space shuttle Endeavour's mission STS-127 won’t have time to sit back and relax. Any way you look at it, STS-127 is a full mission.
See these educational resource pages associated with previous missions.
Learn more about the STS-127 space shuttle mission and crew.
Tune in the day before the launch to get a behind-the-scenes look at what happens at NASA's Kennedy Space Center to prepare for a mission.
STS-127 Commander Mark Polansky invites his Twitter followers to submit questions that he will answer from orbit during his mission.
Space Shuttle Endeavour is set for the 29th mission to the International Space Station. See the images captured that relate to this mission.› View Gallery and Post a Comment
The STS-127 crew will install elements of the Japanese Kibo laboratory complex.
The STS-127 crew members prepare for their mission to the International Space Station aboard space shuttle Endeavour.
Learn how the astronauts prepared for their mission.› View this interactive feature
Move the Space Kid through the corridor to see the STS-127 image gallery.› Play Students K-4 game
Learn about the next mission with this interactive tool.
The space shuttle carries astronauts to space and back.› Read Students K-4 article
Spacesuits protect astronauts in space, on the moon and on other planets.› Read Students K-4 article
Microgravity is why astronauts float around in space.› Read Students K-4 article
Color pictures and learn about the space shuttle.
Find out how the space shuttle gets ready for launch.