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  • STS-122 MCC Status Report #27

    02.20.08 - Space shuttle Atlantis and its seven-member crew landed on Runway 15 at the Kennedy Space Center at 8:07 a.m. CST today, completing a 13-day journey of more than 5,296,842 miles.

  • STS-122 MCC Status Report #26

    02.20.08 - The seven astronauts on space shuttle Atlantis are only hours away from a landing in Florida that will conclude a successful 13-day mission that delivered the European Space Agency’s science laboratory Columbus to the International Space Station.

  • STS-122 MCC Status Report #25

    02.19.08 - After a check of all of the systems they will use for a return to Earth, Atlantis’ seven-member crew packed up today in preparation for landing Wednesday.

  • STS-122 MCC Status Report #24

    02.19.08 - Atlantis’ seven-member crew will complete the final preparations today for their return home, wrapping up their 13-day mission with a scheduled early Wednesday morning landing at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

  • STS-122 MCC Status Report #23

    02.18.08 - Space shuttle Atlantis undocked from the International Space Station at 3:24 a.m. CST after nine days of joint operations.

  • STS-122 MCC Status Report #22

    02.18.08 - Space shuttle Atlantis is set to undock from the International Space Station at 3:27 a.m. after nine days of joint operations carrying the seven-member crew that successfully commissioned the European Space Agency’s new Columbus science laboratory.

  • STS-122 MCC Status Report #21

    02.17.08 - The ten spaceflight crew members parted ways to their respective spacecraft today.

  • STS-122 MCC Status Report #20

    02.17.08 - The seven-member crew of Atlantis will complete the final cargo transfers, wrap up their part in the installation and activation of the European Space Agency’s Columbus laboratory, and then bid farewell to the Expedition 16 crew this morning.

  • STS-122 MCC Status Report #19

    02.16.08 - Outfitting of the International Space Station Columbus module experiment racks continued today with all 10 crew members working to complete the activation and initialization of the newest addition to the station.

  • STS-122 MCC Status Report #18

    02.16.08 - The 10 crew members aboard the International Space Station/space shuttle Atlantis complex today will continue with the outfitting of the new Columbus research module, give the station a reboost to get it ready for its next visitors and spend some time talking with reporters on Earth.

  • STS-122 MCC Status Report #17

    02.15.08 - Astronauts Rex Walheim and Stan Love today spent seven hours and 25 minutes completing the third and final spacewalk of the STS-122 mission.

  • STS-122 MCC Status Report #16

    02.15.08 - The seven-member crew of space shuttle Atlantis is just one spacewalk away from finishing the installation of the new Columbus research module and its exterior experiment facilities.

  • STS-122 MCC Status Report #15

    02.14.08 - The crew of Atlantis, along with the Expedition 16 crew aboard the International Space Station, spent the day preparing for tomorrow’s third and final spacewalk and talking with the media.

  • STS-122 MCC Status Report #14

    02.14.08 - After a busy day of spacewalking on Wednesday, the space shuttle Atlantis and International Space Station crews have a light day ahead of them, with off-duty time, interviews and preparations for Friday.

  • STS-122 MCC Status Report #13

    02.13.08 - The second spacewalk of the STS-122 mission was completed today by astronauts Rex Walheim and Hans Schlegel.

  • STS-122 MCC Status Report #12

    02.13.08 - By the end of the day, the International Space Station should have a new nitrogen tank assembly.

  • STS-122 MCC Status Report #11

    02.12.08 - Astronauts took their work inside the European Space Agency’s new Columbus laboratory today.

  • STS-122 MCC Status Report #10

    02.12.08 - With the Columbus module safely installed, outfitting of the European Space Agency’s new laboratory can begin.

  • STS-122 MCC Status Report #09

    02.11.08 - After an almost eight-hour spacewalk by astronauts Stanley Love and Rex Walheim, the Columbus module officially became a part of the International Space Station.

  • STS-122 MCC Status Report #08

    02.11.08 - Installation and activation of the European Space Agency’s science laboratory highlights the day as the crews of space shuttle Atlantis and the International Space Station prepare for the first of three spacewalks.