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NASA Space Shuttle STS-128 Press Kit

NASA Space Shuttle STS-128 Press Kit

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NASA press kit for the STS-128 Space Shuttle mission. Published by NASA in 2009.
NASA press kit for the STS-128 Space Shuttle mission. Published by NASA in 2009.

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CREW

Commander:

Rick Sturckow

Pilot:

Kevin Ford
Mission Specialist 1: Patrick Forrester
Mission Specialist 2: Jose Hernandez
Mission Specialist 3: Danny Olivas
Mission Specialist 4: Christer Fuglesang
Mission Specialist 5: Nicole Stott (Up)
Mission Specialist 5: Tim Kopra (Down)

LAUNCH

Orbiter:

Discovery (OV-103)

Launch Site:

Kennedy Space Center
Launch Pad 39A

Launch Date:

No Earlier Than
Aug. 25, 2009

Launch Time:

1:36:02 a.m. EDT
(Preferred In-Plane
launch time for 8/25)

Launch Window:

3 minutes

Altitude:

122 Nautical Miles
(140 Miles) Orbital
Insertion; 188 NM
(213 Miles) Rendezvous

Inclination:

51.6 Degrees

Duration:

12 Days 19 Hours
04 Minutes

VEHICLE DATA

Shuttle Liftoff Weight:

4,522,852
pounds

Orbiter/Payload Liftoff Weight:

267,689
pounds
Orbiter/Payload Landing Weight: 225,860
pounds

Software Version:

OI-34

Space Shuttle Main Engines:

SSME 1:

2052

SSME 2:

2051

SSME 3:

2047

External Tank:

ET-132

SRB Set:

BI-139

RSRM Set:

107

SHUTTLE ABORTS

Abort Landing Sites

RTLS:

Kennedy Space Center Shuttle
Landing Facility

TAL:

Primary – Zaragoza, Spain.
Alternates – Moron, Spain and
Istres, France

AOA:

Primary – Kennedy Space Center
Shuttle Landing Facility.
Alternate – White Sands Space
Harbor

LANDING

Landing Date:

No Earlier Than
Sept. 6, 2009

Landing Time:

8:40 p.m. EDT
Primary landing Site: Kennedy Space Center
Shuttle Landing Facility

PAYLOADS

Multi-Purpose Logistics Module (MPLM),
Leonardo; Lightweight Multi-Purpose
Carrier (LMC) with Ammonia Tank
Assembly (ATA)

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MISSION PROFILE

AUGUST 2009

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AUGUST 2009

MISSION OBJECTIVES

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