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  • STS-124 MCC Status Report #09

    06.04.08 - The door to more experiments and more space opened up aboard the International Space Station.

  • STS-124 MCC Status Report #08

    06.04.08 - The crew of STS-124 and Expedition 17 will focus on continuing the setup and initialization of the Kibo laboratory today.

  • STS-124 MCC Status Report #07

    06.03.08 - Closely choreographed spacewalking and robotics work led to the installation of a new, and the largest, laboratory on the International Space Station.

  • STS-124 MCC Status Report #06

    06.03.08 - A busy day is ahead for the crews of shuttle Discovery and Expedition 17 aboard the International Space Station as they prepare to transfer the orbiter boom sensor system (OBSS) from the station to the shuttle as well as install the Kibo laboratory.

  • STS-124 MCC Status Report #05

    06.02.08 - The space shuttle Discovery eased into port at the International Space Station at 1:03 p.m. Monday bringing with it the largest space laboratory ever launched.

  • STS-124 MCC Status Report #04

    06.02.08 - The massive Kibo laboratory is one step closer to its final destination as the shuttle Discovery is scheduled to dock with the International Space Station at 12:54 p.m. CDT today.

  • STS-124 MCC Status Report #03

    06.01.08 - The crew members of shuttle Discovery moved swiftly through activities during their first full day in space. They inspected the orbiter’s heat shield, prepared for arrival at the International Space Station and readied their spacesuits.

  • STS-124 MCC Status Report #02

    06.01.08 - The seven members of shuttle Discovery began their first full day in space this morning, waking up to “Your Wildest Dreams” by the Moody Blues. The song was played for Pilot Ken Ham.

  • STS-124 MCC Status Report #01

    05.31.08 - Space shuttle Discovery initiated delivery of a Japanese laboratory to the International Space Station this afternoon, lifting off at 4:02 p.m. CDT from Kennedy Space Center, Fla.