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  • STS-120 MCC Status Report #12

    10.28.07 - Astronauts Scott Parazynski and Dan Tani successfully completed all major tasks during STS-120's second spacewalk, the 17th this year and the 94th dedicated to the International Space Station's assembly and maintenance.

  • STS-120 MCC Status Report #11

    10.28.07 - The second of a record five spacewalks on one space shuttle visit to the International Space Station begins this morning, and it will end with a major station element en route to a new location.

  • STS-120 MCC Status Report #10

    10.27.07 - Astronauts at the International Space Station now have a little more room to float around in – 2,666 cubic feet more, to be exact.

  • STS-120 MCC Status Report #09

    10.27.07 - Today is the grand opening of the International Space Station’s newest module, a connecting node that will host new laboratory complexes from around the world.

  • STS-120 MCC Status Report #08

    10.26.07 - It proved to be a perfect day for a spacewalk. In just over six hours, STS-120 Mission Specialists Scott Parazynski and Doug Wheelock installed the Harmony module in its temporary location on the International Space Station, readied the P6 truss for its relocation on Sunday, retrieved a failed radio communications antenna and snapped shut a window cover on Harmony that opened during launch on the space shuttle.

  • STS-120 MCC Status Report #07

    10.26.07 - Delivery of Harmony highlights the day as the crews of Space Shuttle Discovery and the International Space Station prepare for the first of a record five spacewalks planned for a single shuttle assembly mission.

  • STS-120 MCC Status Report #06

    10.25.07 - Two female commanders made space history today as they greeted one another with smiles and hugs in the International Space Station’s Destiny laboratory after a flawless rendezvous and docking.

  • STS-120 MCC Status Report #05

    10.25.07 - A new crew member and a new module are only hours away from arriving at the International Space Station. Space Shuttle Discovery is due to dock to the station at 7:33 a.m. CDT to begin 10 days of docked operations.

  • STS-120 MCC Status Report #04

    10.24.07 - The seven-member crew of STS-120 on board Space Shuttle Discovery is ready for tomorrow’s rendezvous and docking with the International Space Station, planned for 7:33 a.m. CDT.

  • STS-120 MCC Status Report #03

    10.24.07 - The astronauts on board Space Shuttle Discovery have begun their first full day in space on a two-week mission to set the stage for delivery of new laboratory modules from two more of the International Space Station’s partner agencies.

  • STS-120 MCC Status Report #02

    10.23.07 - The Space Shuttle Discovery is headed to the International Space Station, carrying the Harmony module, destined to become the first expansion of the orbiting complex's living and working space since 2001.

  • STS-120 MCC Status Report #01

    10.23.07 - The Space Shuttle Discovery raced into space this morning with an on-time launch at 10:38 CDT.