- Press Release
- August 16, 2022
Space Shuttle Processing Status 7 Dec 2002
MISSION STS-113 – 16th ISS Flight (11A) – P1 Truss Segment
- VEHICLE: ENDEAVOUR/OV-105
- LAUNCH DATE: Nov. 23, 2002 at 7:49:47 p.m. EST
- LANDING DATE: Dec. 7, 2002 at 2:38:25 p.m. EST
- MISSION DURATION: 13 days, 18 hours, 48 minutes
- SHUTTLE CREW: Wetherbee, Lockhart, Lopez-Alegria, Herrington
- ISS CREW UP: Bowersox, Budarin, Pettit
- ISS CREW DOWN: Korzun, Whitson, Treschev
- ORBITAL ALTITUDE AND INCLINATION: 122 nautical miles/51.6 degrees
Shuttle Processing Note: On the fourth day of landing attempts, Commander Jim Wetherbee guided Endeavour to a smooth landing on Runway 33 at Kennedy Space Center’s Shuttle Landing Facility marking the completion of a successful mission to the International Space Station (ISS).
After logging 5.74 million statue miles during 215 orbits, Endeavour’s main landing gear touched down at about 2:38 p.m. The crew members were on schedule to exit the Orbiter for the Crew Transfer Vehicle about one hour after landing. The STS-113 crewmembers and the three Expedition 5 crewmembers will return to Houston, Texas, on Monday.
Later today, Endeavour will be towed to a processing facility to begin deservicing and processing for its next mission, the STS-115 mission to the ISS, currently scheduled to launch in May 2003.
Unofficial Shuttle Landing Timetable:
- Main Gear 2:37:12 EST 13 days, 18 hours, 47 minutes, 25 seconds MET
- Nose Gear 2:37:23 EST 13 days, 18 hours, 47 minutes, 36 seconds MET
- Wheel Stop 2:38:25 EST 13 days, 18 hours, 48 minutes, 38 seconds MET