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  • STS-128 MCC Status Report #09

    09.02.09 - The first spacewalk of the STS-128 mission came off without a hitch on Tuesday, as spacewalkers Danny Olivas and Nicole Stott completed all the tasks on their to-do list.

  • STS-128 MCC Status Report #08

    09.01.09 - The International Space Station and space shuttle Discovery crews shift their focus to spacewalking today, as they prepare for the first excursion of the mission. Transfer work continues as well, including moving a new treadmill to its home in space.

  • STS-128 MCC Status Report #07

    09.01.09 - The 8 tons of supplies, equipment and science experiments that space shuttle Discovery carried into space are now at the International Space Station and ready to be unpacked.

  • STS-128 MCC Status Report #06

    08.31.09 - The combined crews of space shuttle Discovery and the International Space Station awoke today to start the first of eight days of joint operations.

  • STS-128 MCC Status Report #05

    08.30.09 - The Space Shuttle Discovery docked with the International Space Station at 7:54 p.m. delivering more than seven tons of cargo and a new crew member to the International Space Station and its Expedition 20 crew.

  • STS-128 MCC Status Report #04

    08.30.09 - For the second time in history, thirteen people will be assembled on one spacecraft today to kick-off eight days of joint space operations.

  • STS-128 MCC Status Report #03

    08.29.09 - During their first full day in space, astronauts aboard Discovery conducted a daylong inspection of the space shuttle’s thermal protection system, checked out spacesuits and prepared to dock with the International Space Station.

  • STS-128 MCC Status Report #02

    08.29.09 - The crew of space shuttle Discovery woke at 1:30 p.m. to start work on the first full day of their 13-day mission. The seven-person crew will focus on heat shield inspections and preparations docking to the International Space Station Sunday.

  • STS-128 MCC Status Report #01

    08.28.09 - Space shuttle Discovery turned midnight into noon along the central Florida coast with launch at 10:59 p.m. CDT beginning its 37th mission – a flight to deliver supplies and research facilities to the International Space Station and its six-person crew.