Manned Flight nº: 223

Earth orbit Flight nº: 220

USA manned Flight nº: 134

9th manned flight to ISS. Mission: ISS-5A.1

Launch, orbit & landing data:

Designation 26718 / 01010A
Launch date - time 08 Mar 2001 - 11:42:09 UT
Launch site KSC, LC39B
Launch vehicle  Space Shuttle
Orbiter Discovery #29 (OV-103)
Primary payload MPLM - Leonardo module
Mass (kg) 
Launch Crew Wetherbee, Kelly, Thomas, Richards
Voss, Helms, Usachyov
Docking date - time 10 Mar 2001 - 06:39 UT UT
Target spacecraft/port ISS/Destiny - PMA-2 port
Earth orbit on :
   - Perigee / Apogee  km
   - Inclination °
   - Period  min
Undocking date - time 19 Mar 2001 - 04:32 UT
Landing date - time 21 Mar 2001 - 07:31:42 UT
Landing location KSC, Runway 15
Flight Duration 12d 19h 49m
Nbr orbits 201
Landing crew Wetherbee, Kelly, Thomas, Richards
Shepherd, Gidzenko, Krikalev
 (crew STS-102 & TM-31)

Launch Crew:

Nr. Surname Given name Job Duration
1  Wetherbee  James Donald  CDR 12d 19h 49m 
2  Kelly  James McNeal "Vegas"  PLT 12d 19h 49m 
3  Richards  Paul William  MSP 12d 19h 49m 
4  Thomas  Andrew Sydney Withiel  MSP 12d 19h 49m 
5  Usachyov  Yuri Vladimirovich  ISS-Commander 167d 06h 41m 
6  Voss  James Shelton  Flight engineer 167d 06h 41m 
7  Helms  Susan Jane  Flight engineer 167d 06h 41m 

Voss, Helms and Usachyov landed with STS-105 on 22 Aug 2001 (2635 orbits)

Mission details:

Astrophilately covers:


Launch cancel KSC. Credit: J. Vd Dr.


Docking cancel Houston.


Landing cancel KSC. Credit: J. Vd Dr.


Launch and landing cancel KSC, signed by Wetherbee. Credit: #411

Ref.: #7(JR448-449), #16, #411, #415 - update: 21.04.19 Home