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  • STS-127 MCC Status Report #21

    07.25.09 - The crews of space shuttle Endeavour and the International Space Station had a day off to rest in preparation of robotics operations to berth the Japanese experiment carrier in the shuttle’s payload bay Sunday and the fifth and final planned spacewalk of the mission on Monday.

  • STS-127 MCC Status Report #18

    07.24.09 - STS-127 Mission Specialists Chris Cassidy and Tom Marshburn will tackle a challenging 7 ½-hour spacewalk today to finish swapping out batteries for the International Space Station’s oldest set of solar arrays.

  • STS-127 MCC Status Report #19

    07.24.09 - Mission specialists Chris Cassidy and Tom Marshburn finished replacing batteries on the International Space Station’s oldest solar arrays during a seven-hour, 12-minute spacewalk – the fourth of five planned during space shuttle Endeavour’s STS-127 mission.

  • STS-127 MCC Status Report #17

    07.23.09 - On its inaugural operational use, the Japanese robotic arm installed the first experiments and hardware on Kibo’s new porch at the International Space Station.

  • Space Shuttle Endeavour Scheduled to Launch Wednesday

    07.13.09 - Space shuttle Endeavour's launch has been postponed until 3:03 p.m. PDT, Wednesday, July 15, due to poor weather conditions within the launch area at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

  • Space Shuttle Endeavour Scheduled to Launch Today

    07.13.09 - News media and the public are invited today to observe the live televised broadcast of the launch of STS-127 space shuttle Endeavour in the Exploration Center at NASA Ames.

  • Space Shuttle Endeavour Launch Postponed Until Sunday

    07.11.09 - Space shuttle Endeavour's launch has been postponed until 4:13 p.m. PDT on Sunday to give technical teams more time to evaluate lightning strikes at the launch pad that occurred during thunderstorms Friday.

  • NASA's Glenn Research Center Ties to Upcoming Space Shuttle Launch

    06.11.09 - NASA's Glenn Research Center has ties the space shuttle mission STS-127 launching on Saturday, June 13.

  • STS-125 MCC Status Report #20

    05.21.09 - The crew of Atlantis will spend the day preparing the shuttle for tomorrow’s return home.

  • STS-125 MCC Status Report #21

    05.21.09 - The crew of Atlantis will spend the day preparing the shuttle for tomorrow’s return home.

  • STS-125 MCC Status Report #19

    05.20.09 - The space shuttle Atlantis crew enjoyed a day off, answered reporters’ questions and chatted with colleagues on the International Space Station today.

  • Hall of Fame To Welcome Three Astronauts

    04.29.09 - The Astronaut Hall of Fame class of 2009 includes three history making shuttle fliers.

  • STS-119 MCC Status Report #27

    03.28.09 - After boosting the International Space Station to full power, the seven member crew of Discovery returned to Earth today, threading the weather needle for a landing at Kennedy Space Center, Florida.

  • STS-119 MCC Status Report #22

    03.26.09 - A last inspection of the thermal protection system is the order of the day for the crew members on board space shuttle Discovery as they make their way home to Earth.

  • STS-119 MCC Status Report #20

    03.25.09 - After more than four months in space, astronaut Sandra Magnus takes the first step on the road home today when space shuttle Discovery undocks from the International Space Station.

  • STS-119 MCC Status Report #21

    03.25.09 - After 129 days aboard the International Space Station, astronaut Sandy Magnus is headed back to Earth along with the Discovery astronauts, who spent nearly 10 days docked to the station.

  • STS-119 MCC Status Report #19

    03.24.09 - The crews of space shuttle Discovery and the International Space Station took a break today in and around transfer work ahead of Wednesday’s farewell and undocking of the shuttle.

  • STS-119 MCC Status Report #18

    03.24.09 - The crew members on board space shuttle Discovery and the International Space Station get a breather from a busy timeline today as they near the end of their joint docked operations and prepare their vehicles for undocking Wednesday.

  • STS-119 MCC Status Report #16

    03.23.09 - Readying the International Space Station for a larger crew by moving an equipment cart and completing the deployment of a cargo carrier will be the hub of today’s activities outside the station for the third and final spacewalk by Discovery's astronauts.

  • STS-119 MCC Status Report #17

    03.23.09 - The International Space Station is ready for space shuttle Endeavour’s STS-127 mission in a few months now that spacewalking astronauts have completed all of the mandatory tasks in preparation for its crew size growth to six and the addition of the Japanese exposed facility.