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Aug. 28: Atlantis. STS-115. Second portside truss segment; second
set of U.S. solar arrays and batteries.
Dec. 14: Discovery. STS-116. Third portside truss segment. Single
SPACEHAB cargo module. Integrated Cargo Carrier.
Feb. 22, 2007: Atlantis. STS-117. Second starboard truss segment
with Photovoltaic Radiator. Third set of U.S. solar arrays and
June 11, 2007: Endeavour. STS-118. Third starboard truss segment.
Single SPACEHAB cargo module. External Stowage Platform 3.
Aug. 9, 2007: Atlantis. STS-120. Node 2. Sidewall Power and Data
Grapple Fixture. (Note: Node 2 is a connecting module with several
hatches that ultimately will lead to European and Japanese science
Sept. 27, 2007: Discovery. STS-122. The European Space Agency’s
Columbus science laboratory and the Multi-Purpose Experiment Support
Nov. 29, 2007: Endeavour. STS-123. The first of three parts that
eventually make up the Japanese Kibo science facility at the
Also going up: The Canadian Space Agency’s Special Purpose Dexterous
Manipulator (Dextre). (Note: Dextre is a two handed robotic arm that
will be used to carry out fine detail work outside the station,
reducing the amount of time astronauts must be exposed to thee
deadly vacuum in low Earth orbit.)
Feb. 7, 2008: Atlantis. STS-124. The Japanese Kibo Experiment Module
and the Kibo Remote Manipulator System.
June 19, 2008 (invece di 2009): Endeavour. STS-119. Fourth starboard station truss segment; fourth set of U.S. solar arrays and batteries.
Aug. 21, 2008: Atlantis. STS-126. Multi-Purpose Logistics Module
Leonardo. (Note: Last flight of shuttle Atlantis.)
Oct.30, 2008: Discovery. STS-127. Kibo Japanese Experiment Module
Exposed Facility; the Kibo Exposed Section and a Spacelab pallet.
Jan. 22, 2009: Endeavour. STS-128 (invece di STS-129). Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Donatello; lightweight Multi-Purpose Experiment Support Structure. (Note: Three crew quarters will be added on this flight; crew size
will be expanded to six).
April 30, 2009: Discovery. STS-129. Two EXPRESS Logitics carriers
loaded with station equipment and spare parts. (Note: Last scheduled
flight on Discovery).
July 16, 2009: Endeavour. STS-130. (If needed). Multi-Purpose
Logistics Module Raffaello; lightweight multi-purpose experiment
Oct. 22, 2009: Discovery. STS-131. Express Logistics Carriers 3 and
Jan. 21, 2010: Endeavour. STS-132. Node 3 with the Cupola.
July 15, 2010: Endeavour. STS-133. (If needed). Two EXPRESS