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STS-130 Press Kit

STS-130 Press Kit

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NASA Press kit for STS-130
NASA Press kit for STS-130

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Published by: Bob Andrepont on Nov 30, 2010
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National Aeronautics and Space Administration
SPACE SHUTTLE MISSION
STS-130
 A Room with a View
PRESS KIT/JANUARY 2010
www.nasa.gov
 
 
 
 
CONTENTS
FEBRUARY 2010 CONTENTS i
 
Section PageSTS-130/20A MISSION OVERVIEW ....................................................................................... 1
 
STS-130 TIMELINE OVERVIEW ............................................................................................... 9
 
MISSION PROFILE ................................................................................................................... 13
 
MISSION OBJECTIVES ............................................................................................................ 15
 
MISSION PERSONNEL ............................................................................................................. 17
 
STS-130 CREW ....................................................................................................................... 19
 
PAYLOAD OVERVIEW .............................................................................................................. 27
 
NODE 3 ................................................................................................................................................ 27
 
THE CUPOLA OBSERVATION MODULE .................................................................................................. 33
 
RENDEZVOUS & DOCKING ....................................................................................................... 43
 
UNDOCKING, SEPARATION, AND DEPARTURE ...................................................................................... 44
 
SPACEWALKS ......................................................................................................................... 47
 
EXPERIMENTS ......................................................................................................................... 53
 
DETAILED TEST OBJECTIVES AND DETAILED SUPPLEMENTARY OBJECTIVES ....................................... 53
 
SHORT-DURATION U.S. INTEGRATED RESEARCH TO BE COMPLETED DURING STS-130/20A .............. 54
 
TROPI-2: STUDYING PLANT GROWTH IN SPACE .................................................................................. 59
 
 ADDITIONAL STATION RESEARCH FROM NOW UNTIL THE END OF EXPEDITION 21/22 ........................ 63
 
SHUTTLE REFERENCE DATA .................................................................................................... 69
 
LAUNCH AND LANDING ........................................................................................................... 87
 
LAUNCH ............................................................................................................................................... 87
 
 ABORT-TO-ORBIT (ATO) ...................................................................................................................... 87
 
TRANSATLANTIC ABORT LANDING (TAL) ............................................................................................. 87
 
RETURN-TO-LAUNCH-SITE (RTLS) ....................................................................................................... 87
 
 ABORT ONCE AROUND (AOA) ............................................................................................................... 87
 
LANDING ............................................................................................................................................. 87
 

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