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STS-128 Press Kit

STS-128 Press Kit

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Published by Bob Andrepont
NASA Press kit for STS-128
NASA Press kit for STS-128

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Published by: Bob Andrepont on Nov 30, 2010
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 AUGUST 2009 CONTENTS i
 
CONTENTS
Section PageSTS-128 MISSION OVERVIEW ................................................................................................ 1
 
TIMELINE OVERVIEW .............................................................................................................. 11
 
MISSION PROFILE ................................................................................................................... 13
 
MISSION OBJECTIVES ............................................................................................................ 15
 
MISSION PERSONNEL ............................................................................................................. 19
 
STS-128 DISCOVERY CREW ................................................................................................... 21
 
PAYLOAD OVERVIEW .............................................................................................................. 31
 
LEONARDO MULTI-PURPOSE LOGISTICS MODULE (MPLM) FLIGHT MODULE 1 (FM1) ........................... 33
 
COMBINED OPERATIONAL LOAD BEARING EXTERNAL RESISTANCE TREADMILL (COLBERT) ................ 40
 
THE LIGHTWEIGHT MULTI-PURPOSE EXPERIMENT SUPPORT STRUCTURE CARRIER (LMC) ................ 45
 
RENDEZVOUS & DOCKING ....................................................................................................... 49
 
SPACEWALKS ......................................................................................................................... 53
 
EXPERIMENTS ......................................................................................................................... 59
 
DETAILED TEST OBJECTIVES AND DETAILED SUPPLEMENTARY OBJECTIVES ....................................... 59
 
SHORT-DURATION RESEARCH AND STATION EXPERIMENTS ............................................................... 64
 
SHUTTLE REFERENCE DATA .................................................................................................... 73
 
LAUNCH AND LANDING ........................................................................................................... 91
 
LAUNCH ............................................................................................................................................... 91
 
 ABORT-TO-ORBIT (ATO) ...................................................................................................................... 91
 
TRANSATLANTIC ABORT LANDING (TAL) ............................................................................................. 91
 
RETURN-TO-LAUNCH-SITE (RTLS) ....................................................................................................... 91
 
 ABORT ONCE AROUND (AOA) ............................................................................................................... 91
 
LANDING ............................................................................................................................................. 91
 

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