MISSION: STS-111 - 14th ISS Flight (UF2) - MPLM
LAUNCH DATE: May 30, 2002
LAUNCH PERIOD: 4-8 p.m. EDT
KSC LANDING DATE: June 11, 2002
MISSION DURATION: 11 days
CREW: Cockrell, Lockhart, Chang-Diaz, Perrin; (ISS up) Korzun, Whitson, Treschev; (ISS down) Onufrienko, Bursch, Walz
ORBITAL INSERTION ALTITUDE AND INCLINATION: 122 nautical miles/51.6 degrees
Shuttle Processing Note: Last week the crew of STS-111 arrived to participate in the Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test (TCDT) in preparation for the launch on May 30. As the astronauts were taking part in TCDT, mission managers met for the Flight Readiness Review and determined there were no issues or constraints at this time for Endeavour's launch next week. Late stow items are scheduled to placed in the Leonardo Multi-Purpose Logistics Module on Wednesday and Orbiter aft closeout and Extravehicular Mobility Unit installation and checkout is in work.
MISSION STS-107 -SPACEHAB/ FREESTAR MICROGRAVITY RESEARCH MISSION
VEHICLE - Columbia/OV-102
LAUNCH DATE: July 19, 2002
KSC LANDING DATE: August 4, 2002
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: Preparations continue in the Orbiter Processing Facility (OPF) for Columbia's STS-107 microgravity research mission. Installation of the SPACEHAB/FREESTAR payload is scheduled for Wednesday of this week. Auxiliary Power Unit leak and functional test and servicing of Freon Loop No. 1 are in work.
MISSION STS-112 -- 15TH ISS FLIGHT (9A) - BA, ITS S1
LAUNCH DATE: August 22, 2002
KSC LANDING DATE: September 1, 2002
MISSION DURATION: 10 days
CREW: Ashby, Melroy, Wolf, Sellers, Magnus, Yurchikhin
ORBITAL ALTITUDE AND INCLINATION: 122 nautical miles, 51.6 degrees
Shuttle Processing Note: Atlantis continues to be processed for its scheduled launch to the International Space Station this August. Draining of the Orbiter Maneuvering System (OMS) crossfeed is complete and OMS disconnect and replacement of window No. 2 is in work.
ORBITER MAJOR MODIFICATION PERIOD
Shuttle Processing Note: Discovery is in the OPF awaiting the start of its Orbiter Major Modification (OMM) period that is scheduled to begin at the Kennedy Space Center late this summer.