STS-130 Mission Information

    STS130-S-002 -- STS-130 crew portrait
    Image above: (From left) Mission Specialist Nicholas Patrick, Pilot Terry Virts, Mission Specialists Robert Behnken and Kathryn Hire, Commander George Zamka and Mission Specialist Stephen Robinson. Image credit: NASA

    Commander George Zamka led the STS-130 mission to the International Space Station aboard Endeavour. Terry Virts served as the pilot. Mission Specialists were Nicholas Patrick, Robert Behnken, Stephen Robinson and Kathryn Hire. Virts completed his first trip to space.

    Endeavour delivered a third connecting module - the Tranquility node - to the station and a seven-windowed cupola to be used as a control room for robotics. The mission featured three spacewalks.

    STS-130 was the 32nd shuttle mission to the station.

    › Read the Dec. 5, 2008, press release

Mission Information

  • STS130-S-002 -- STS-130 crew members

    The STS-130 Crew

    Meet the astronauts of the STS-130 mission aboard space shuttle Endeavour.

  • S94-47164 -- Cupola

    Endeavour to Deliver a Room With a View

    The International Space Station has been moving steadily closer to completion for the past several years. But what house is complete without a utility room, a gym and a picture window?

STS-130 Features

President Obama Calls Station, Shuttle Crews

President Obama

The 11 astronauts aboard the International Space Station and space shuttle Endeavour chatted with President Barack Obama on Wednesday.

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Space Rocks! Moon and Mt. Everest Rocks Find a Home

Space Rocks! Moon and Mt. Everest Rocks Find a Home in Orbit

Moon rocks, collected during the historic Apollo 11 mission, will find a new residence aboard the International Space Station alongside a piece of Mt. Everest.

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Overview

     STS-130 crew patch
    Launch:
    4:14 a.m. EST - Feb. 8, 2010
    Landing:
    10:20 p.m. EST - Feb. 21, 2010
    Orbiter:
    Endeavour
    Mission Number:
    STS-130
    (130th space shuttle flight)
    Launch Window:
    10 minutes
    Launch Pad:
    39A
    Mission Duration:
    13 days, 18 hours, 6 minutes, 24 seconds
    Landing Site:
    KSC
    Inclination/Altitude:
    51.6 degrees/122 nautical miles
    Primary Payload:
    32nd station flight (20A), Tranquility Node 3, Cupola

    › STS-130 Press Kit (8.7 Mb PDF)
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