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  • STS-118 MCC Status Report #26

    08.21.07 - Endeavour astronauts are beginning a day they hope will see a landing at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

  • STS-118 MCC Status Report #25

    08.20.07 - Space shuttle Endeavour’s crew spent – weather permitting – their last full day on orbit today getting their ship ready to return home Tuesday with two landing opportunities available at Florida’s Kennedy Space Center at 11:32 a.m. and 1:06 p.m.

  • STS-118 MCC Status Report #24

    08.20.07 - Endeavour astronauts are getting ready to come home.

  • STS-118 MCC Status Report #23

    08.19.07 - After nearly nine days of operations docked to the International Space Station, space shuttle Endeavour undocked from the orbiting complex at 6:56 a.m.

  • STS-118 MCC Status Report #22

    08.19.07 - Endeavour is scheduled to undock from the International Space Station today, winding up a successful stay of almost nine days at the orbiting laboratory.

  • STS-118 MCC Status Report #21

    08.18.07 - Two astronauts conducted a five-hour spacewalk today, finishing up the last priorities of Endeavour’s mission, while their crewmates inside prepared for an early undocking, now scheduled for Sunday.

  • STS-118 MCC Status Report #20

    08.18.07 - The fourth spacewalk of Endeavour’s mission to the International Space Station is scheduled to begin at 9:01 a.m. CDT today.

  • STS-118 MCC Status Report #19

    08.17.07 - The Endeavour astronauts and their colleagues on the International Space Station today took time out from supply transfers and spacewalk preparations for a news conference with United States and Canadian reporters.

  • STS-118 MCC Status Report #18

    08.17.07 - After mission managers decided on Thursday that no repair of Endeavour’s heat resistant tiles is necessary, astronauts today will work to prepare for a Saturday spacewalk much like the one initially planned.

  • STS-118 MCC Status Report #17

    08.16.07 - Endeavour’s crew was informed just before bedtime today that mission managers had decided not to call upon them to repair the shuttle’s heat shield.

  • STS-118 MCC Status Report #16

    08.16.07 - Preparations for a possible spacewalk to repair a small ding in Endeavour’s thermal protection system tiles will occupy a considerable part of today for Commander Scott Kelly and Mission Specialists Rick Mastracchio, Dave Williams and Tracy Caldwell.

  • STS-118 MCC Status Report #15

    08.15.07 - Endeavour’s third spacewalk prepared the International Space Station for the next step in solar array deployment and voice communications system upgrades despite an early end called because of a damaged glove.

  • STS-118 MCC Status Report #14

    08.15.07 - The third spacewalk of Endeavour’s visit to the International Space Station will help lay groundwork for relocation of the Port 6 truss, upgrade a station voice communications system and retrieve materials experiments.

  • STS-118 MCC Status Report #13

    08.14.07 - In a first for the International Space Station, astronauts today installed a 7,000-pound storage platform using only the station and shuttle’s robotic arms.

  • STS-118 MCC Status Report #12

    08.14.07 - A third external stowage platform will be installed on the International Space Station today.

  • STS-118 MCC Status Report #11

    08.13.07 - The International Space Station has a new control moment gyroscope, which is in the process of being checked out by Mission Control.

  • STS-118 MCC Status Report #10

    08.13.07 - The International Space Station will get a new control moment gyroscope today, courtesy of the space shuttle Endeavour and spacewalking astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Dave Williams.

  • STS-118 MCC Status Report #09

    08.12.07 - With five days of pilfering power from the International Space Station under their belt, mission managers today decided to extend space shuttle Endeavour’s flight from 11 to 14 days.

  • STS-118 MCC Status Report #08

    08.12.07 - Space shuttle Endeavour crew members will take a close look at areas of apparent damage to the orbiter’s thermal protection system in a focused inspection today.

  • STS-118 MCC Status Report #07

    08.11.07 - The day after they entered the International Space Station, two members of the Space Shuttle Endeavour crew will go out again, this time for a spacewalk.