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INTERNATIONALSPACESTATION    HOMEPAGE

STS-108                               UTILIZATION FLIGHT                       USA

LAUNCH :

Dec.05 / 2001

22.19 GMT

Kennedy Space Center

Florida / USA

Pad 39 B

Dec.10 / 2001

LAUNCH VEHICLE:

Space Shuttle   ENDEAVOUR

EVA:

# 1 :

04 h 11 min

Mobile Base System

Space Shuttle ENDEAVOUR crew delivered and installed temoprarily the italian multi-purpose module RAFFAELLO with its three tons of equipment and supplies. Installation of the Italian-built module was completed to the Unity node of the station. The astronauts were slated to enter the $150 million pressurized module to start unpacking its contents.

Another important goal of the mission was the replacement of the station crew and the beginning of

EXPEDITION FOUR.

UF-1

Quest

I.S.S.ELEMENT:

UP

LANDING :

Dec.17 / 2001

17.55 GMT

Runway 15

Kennedy Space Center / Fl.

Pirs

EXPEDITION 4

DOWN

EXPEDITION 3

Zvezda

Destiny

Unity

RAFFAELLO  MPLM

Dec.08 / 2001

MPLM-TIMELINE:

docking :

17.55 GMT

Dec.14 / 2001

undocking :

21.18 GMT

Zarya