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STS-121                               LOGISTICS FLIGHT                       USA

LAUNCH :

18.38 GMT

Kennedy Space Center

Florida / USA

Pad 39 B

Jul.08 / 2006

LAUNCH VEHICLE:

Space Shuttle   DISCOVERY

EVA:

# 1 :

07 h 31 min

LEONARDO     

The crew of space shuttle Discovery did continue to test new equipment and procedures that increase the safety of space shuttles during the STS-121 mission to the International Space Station. It also performed maintenance on the space station and deliver more supplies and cargo for future station expansion.

Discovery carried the Italian-built Multi-Purpose Logistics Module (MPLM) Leonardo, with more than two tons of equipment and supplies aboard and also brought a third crewmember to the station, European Space Agency Astronaut Thomas Reiter.

ULF1.1

I.S.S.ELEMENT:

LANDING :

Jul.17 / 2006

13.15 GMT

Runway 15

Kennedy Space Center / Fl.

Multipurpose Logistics Module

Jul.10 / 2006

# 2 :

07 h 31 min

Jul.12 / 2006

# 3 :

07 h 11 min

DISCOVERY climbing to orbit

July 04/ 2006

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Jul.07 / 2006

MPLM-TIMELINE:

docking :

11.45 GMT

Jul.14 / 2006

undocking :

~13.45 GMT

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