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STS-132 Press Kit

STS-132 Press Kit

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Published by Bob Andrepont
NASA Press kit for STS-132
NASA Press kit for STS-132

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Published by: Bob Andrepont on Nov 30, 2010
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SPACE SHUTTLE MISSION
STS-132
Finishing Touches
PRESS KIT/May 2010
www.nasa.gov
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
 
 
 
 
MAY 2010 CONTENTS i
 
CONTENTS
Section PageSTS-132/ULF4 MISSION OVERVIEW ...................................................................................... 1
 
STS-132 TIMELINE OVERVIEW ............................................................................................... 13
 
MISSION PROFILE ................................................................................................................... 17
 
MISSION OBJECTIVES ............................................................................................................ 19
 
MISSION PERSONNEL ............................................................................................................. 23
 
STS-132 CREW ....................................................................................................................... 25
 
PAYLOAD OVERVIEW .............................................................................................................. 33
 
INTEGRATED CARGO CARRIER VERTICAL LIGHT DEPLOY (ICC-VLD) ................................................... 33
 
MINI-RESEARCH MODULE-1................................................................................................................. 36
 
RENDEZVOUS & DOCKING ....................................................................................................... 39
 
UNDOCKING, SEPARATION AND DEPARTURE ....................................................................................... 40
 
SPACEWALKS ......................................................................................................................... 43
 
EXPERIMENTS ......................................................................................................................... 51
 
SHORT-DURATION EXPERIMENTS TO BE PERFORMED ON STS-132/ULF4 ............................................ 51
 
SAMPLES/EXPERIMENTS TO BE RETURNED ON STS-132/ULF4 ............................................................ 55
 
DETAILED SUPPLEMENTARY OBJECTIVES AND DETAILED TEST OBJECTIVES ....................................... 57
 
HISTORY OF SPACE SHUTTLE ATLANTIS ................................................................................ 59
 
SHUTTLE REFERENCE DATA .................................................................................................... 63
 
LAUNCH AND LANDING ........................................................................................................... 81
 
LAUNCH ............................................................................................................................................... 81
 
 ABORT-TO-ORBIT (ATO) ...................................................................................................................... 81
 
TRANSATLANTIC ABORT LANDING (TAL) ............................................................................................. 81
 
RETURN-TO-LAUNCH-SITE (RTLS) ....................................................................................................... 81
 
 ABORT ONCE AROUND (AOA) ............................................................................................................... 81
 
LANDING ............................................................................................................................................. 81
 

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