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  • STS-126 MCC Status Report #24

    11.26.08 - The Multi-purpose Logistics Module Leonardo will take the first small step in its lengthy journey back to Earth today as crews of Endeavour and the International Space Station finish its packing and move it from the station to the shuttle’s cargo bay.

  • STS-126 MCC Status Report #25

    11.26.08 - The International Space Station’s moving van, Leonardo, is back in Endeavour’s payload bay, ready to return materials to Earth.

  • STS-126 MCC Status Report #22

    11.25.08 - Crew members aboard Endeavour and the International Space Station got good news on two fronts when they were awakened for a day to be devoted largely to transfer of materials from the station to be returned to Earth.

  • STS-126 MCC Status Report #23

    11.25.08 - The mission extension day has paid off for the on-orbit crews as well as the ground teams today. Not only is the crew ahead of schedule with transfer activity, but their hard work on a tricky water recycling unit and the massive solar array joint are showing signs of improvement.

  • STS-126 MCC Status Report #21

    11.24.08 - As the STS-126 and International Space Station Expedition 18 crews readied for the fourth and final spacewalk of the mission, NASA managers decided to extend Endeavour’s stay by one day with landing now scheduled for 12:18 p.m. CST Sunday.

  • STS-126 MCC Status Report #20

    11.24.08 - The fourth spacewalk by Endeavour astronauts outside the International Space Station will be the focus of today’s activities in space.

  • STS-126 MCC Status Report #19

    11.23.08 - Expedition 18 Commander Mike Fincke and Endeavour Mission Specialist Don Pettit have proven their knack for detailed maintenance work during previous stays at the International Space Station and have once again put their skills to use.

  • STS-126 MCC Status Report #16

    11.22.08 - The third spacewalk by Endeavour astronauts outside the International Space Station will be the focus of today’s activities aboard the two spacecraft.

  • STS-126 MCC Status Report #17

    11.22.08 - Astronauts Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper and Steve Bowen today completed the third spacewalk of Endeavour’s mission to the International Space Station.

  • STS-126 MCC Status Report #15

    11.21.08 - The space shuttle and International Space Station crews were hard at work transferring, assembling and testing hardware at the station today.

  • STS-126 MCC Status Report #13

    11.20.08 - The 116th spacewalk dedicated to station assembly and maintenance was the second of the four planned during space shuttle Endeavour’s STS-126 mission.

  • STS-126 MCC Status Report #12

    11.20.08 - The second spacewalk by Endeavour astronauts outside the International Space Station will be the focus of today’s activities aboard the two spacecraft.

  • STS-126 MCC Status Report #10

    11.19.08 - Moving of supplies and equipment between Endeavour and the International Space Station and installation in the station of equipment are on today’s agenda for the 10 members of the spacecraft’s crews.

  • STS-126 MCC Status Report #11

    11.19.08 - Home improvements continued aboard the International Space Station with installation of two new bedrooms and preparations to activate a water recycling facility.

  • STS-126 MCC Status Report #08

    11.18.08 - The first of four spacewalks scheduled for Endeavour crew members at the International Space Station will highlight today’s activities in orbit.

  • STS-126 MCC Status Report #09

    11.18.08 - Astronauts Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper and Steve Bowen completed the first of four spacewalks scheduled for Endeavour’s mission to the International Space Station today.

  • STS-126 MCC Status Report #06

    11.17.08 - With a new crew member aboard each spacecraft, the space shuttle Endeavour and the International Space Station have begun their first full day of docked operations.

  • STS-126 MCC Status Report #07

    11.17.08 - The joint Space Shuttle Endeavour and International Space Station crews today took the first step toward updating the complex’s interior by installing a packed logistics module on a docking port.

  • STS-126 MCC Status Report #05

    11.16.08 - The space shuttle Endeavour docked with the International Space Station at 4:01 p.m. CST, carrying the Leonardo logistics module with over 14,000 pounds of cargo for the complex.

  • Upcoming Space Shuttle Mission Carries NASA Glenn Experiments and Hardware

    11.12.08 - Glenn Research Center has two major pieces of hardware and various experiments that will be delivered to International Space Station, during the upcoming STS-126 mission.