- Status Report
- Feb 5, 2023
Space Shuttle Processing Status 27 Jan 2003
MISSION STS-107 -SPACEHAB/ FREESTAR MICROGRAVITY RESEARCH MISSION
- VEHICLE – Columbia/OV-102
- LAUNCH DATE: Jan. 16, 2003
- OFFICIAL LAUNCH TIME: 10:39 a.m. EST
- TARGET LANDING DATE: Feb. 1, 2003 at 9:17 a.m. EST
- MISSION DURATION: 16 days
- CREW: Husband, McCool, Anderson, Chawla, Brown, Clark, Ramon
- ORBITAL INSERTION ALTITUDE AND INCLINATION: 150 nautical miles/39 degrees
Shuttle Processing Note: On orbit, Shuttle Columbia continues to perform well on its SPACEHAB microgravity research mission. Columbia’s astronauts completed an experiment studying the activity of bone cells in microgravity and began final tests with a technology demonstration designed to investigate the behavior of capillary-pumped loops in space The 16-day international science mission is scheduled to land on Feb. 1 at 9:17 a.m. at Kennedy Space Center’s Shuttle Landing Facility.
MISSION STS-114 — 17TH ISS FLIGHT (ULF1) – CREW ROTATION/MULTI-PURPOSE LOGISTICS MODULE
- VEHICLE: Atlantis/OV-104
- TARGET LAUNCH DATE: March 1, 2003
- TARGET LANDING DATE: March 13, 2003
- MISSION DURATION: 12 days
- SHUTTLE CREW: Collins, Kelly, Noguchi, Robinson
- ISS EXPEDITION CREW 7: Malenchenko, Kaleri, Lu
- ORBITAL ALTITUDE AND INCLINATION: 122 nautical miles, 51.6 degrees
Shuttle Processing Note: Technicians have completed all processing and closeouts in preparation for Atlantis launch to the International Space Station in March. The Orbiter will be weighed today in preparation for mating to the Orbiter Transporter System on Tuesday.
MISSION STS-115 — 18th ISS FLIGHT (12A) ? P3/P4 SOLAR ARRAYS
- VEHICLE – Endeavour/OV-105
- TARGET LAUNCH DATE: May 23, 2003
- TARGET LANDING DATE: June 3, 2003
- MISSION DURATION: 10 days
- CREW: Jett, Ferguson, Tanner, Burbank, MacLean, Stefanyshyn-Piper
- ORBITAL INSERTION ALTITUDE AND INCLINATION: 122 nautical miles/51.6 degrees
Shuttle Processing Note: Processing continues for Endeavour’s STS-115 launch to the International Space Station in May. The left Orbiter Maneuvering System pod has been removed. Replacement of window No. 11 is in work. Installation of the Endeavour’s Auxiliary Power Units is in work.
ORBITER MAJOR MODIFICATION PERIOD
Shuttle Processing Note: The Orbiter Major Modification (OMM) period for Discovery continues with Avionics Bay 3A structures modifications, and Avionics Bay 1 and 2 integrated wiring modifications. Multi-Purpose Logistics Module dedicated heat exchanger and radiator isolation modifications are in work. Wire inspections and repairs are ongoing.