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  • STS-124 MCC Status Report #29

    06.14.08 - With only puffy white clouds dotting the skyline, space shuttle Discovery glided to a pinpoint touchdown at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 10:15 a.m. ending the two-week-long STS-124 mission to the International Space Station.

  • STS-124 MCC Status Report #28

    06.14.08 - Discovery’s crew is now just hours away from landing at the Kennedy Space Center.

  • STS-124 MCC Status Report #27

    06.13.08 - Discovery has been cleared for Saturday’s entry and landing at Kennedy Space Center on one of two opportunities at 10:15 a.m. or 11:50 a.m.

  • STS-124 MCC Status Report #26

    06.13.08 - The crew of Discovery has begun its last full day in orbit.

  • STS-124 MCC Status Report #25

    06.12.08 - The crew of Discovery will enjoy some off-duty time this morning after yesterday’s undocking from the International Space Station.

  • STS-124 MCC Status Report #24

    06.12.08 - The crew of Discovery will enjoy some off-duty time this morning after yesterday’s undocking from the International Space Station.

  • STS-124 MCC Status Report #23

    06.11.08 - After almost nine days of flying together, the space shuttle Discovery and International Space Station have parted ways.

  • STS-124 MCC Status Report #22

    06.11.08 - The crew of Discovery is a few hours away from undocking after almost nine days at the International Space Station.

  • STS-124 MCC Status Report #21

    06.10.08 - The crews of Discovery and the International Space Station bid one other farewell, closing the hatch between the two spacecraft at 3:42 p.m.

  • STS-124 MCC Status Report #20

    06.10.08 - The crew of Discovery has begun its last day of joint operations with the International Space Station.

  • STS-124 MCC Status Report #19

    06.09.08 - Discovery’s crew completed the major work on the Japanese Kibo laboratory that was planned for the STS-124 mission to the International Space Station.

  • STS-124 MCC Status Report #18

    06.09.08 - Discovery’s crew was awakened at 4:02 a.m. CDT, beginning a day that will see the final deployment of the arm on the Kibo laboratory and the opening of the hatch between Kibo and the logistics module.

  • STS-124 MCC Status Report #17

    06.08.08 - Astronauts Mike Fossum and Ron Garan completed the third and final spacewalk of Discovery’s mission to the International Space Station.

  • STS-124 MCC Status Report #16

    06.08.08 - Astronauts Mike Fossum and Ron Garan are prepared this morning to conduct the third and final spacewalk of Discovery’s mission to the International Space Station.

  • STS-124 MCC Status Report #15

    06.07.08 - Shuttle astronauts expanded the robotics capabilities on the station today, with the first tests and motions of the Japanese robotic arm.

  • STS-124 MCC Status Report #14

    06.07.08 - The crew of Discovery began its eighth flight day this morning to the song “Taking Off.” It was performed by Godaigo and played for Mission Specialist Aki Hoshide.

  • STS-124 MCC Status Report #13

    06.06.08 - Ever closer to its final configuration, the Japanese Kibo laboratory now has its storage module attached.

  • STS-124 MCC Status Report #12

    06.06.08 - The crews of Discovery and Expedition 17 will work today to relocate the Japanese Logistics Module (JLM) to its permanent home on top of the newly installed Japanese Pressurized Module (JPM) of the Kibo laboratory.

  • STS-124 MCC Status Report #11

    06.05.08 - After a seven-hour spacewalk, the newly installed Kibo laboratory is closer to its final configuration.

  • STS-124 MCC Status Report #10

    06.05.08 - After spending the night camped out in the Quest airlock, astronauts Mike Fossum and Ron Garan are prepared to embark on the second of three spacewalks today to continue the outfitting of the newly installed Kibo laboratory.