Manned Flight nº: 236

Earth orbit Flight nº: 233

USA manned Flight nº: 143

21th manned flight to ISS. Flight: ISS-16-11A

Launch, orbit & landing data:

Designation 27556 / 02052A
Launch date - time 24 Nov 2002 - 00:49:47 UT
Launch site KSC, LC39A
Launch vehicle  Space Shuttle
Orbiter Endeavour #19 (OV-105)
Mass (kg) 
Launch Crew Wetherbee, Lockhart, Lopez-Alegria
Herrington, Bowersox, Pettit, Budarin
Docking date - time 25 Nov 2002 - 21:59 UT
Target spacecraft/port ISS/xx port
Earth orbit on :
   - Perigee / Apogee 233 x 314 km
   - Inclination 51.60°
   - Period 90.0 min
Undocking date - time 02 Dec 2002 - 20:25 UT
Landing date - time 07 Dec 2002 - 19:37:12 UT
(wheel stop, 19h.38m.25s UT)
Landing location KSC, Runway 33
Flight Duration (d:hr:min) 13d 18h 47m
Nbr orbits 215
Landing crew Wetherbee, Lockhart, Lopez-Alegria
Herrington, Korzun, Whitson, Treschev
 (crew STS-113 & STS-111)

Bowersox, Budarin and Pettit landed with Soyuz TMA-1 on 4 May 2003 (2534 orbits)


Nr. Surname Given name Job Duration
1  Wetherbee  James Donald  CDR 13d 18h 48m 
2  Lockhart  Paul Scott  PLT 13d 18h 48m 
3  Lopez-Alegria  Michael Eladio  MS1 13d 18h 48m 
4  Herrington  John Bennett  MS2 13d 18h 48m 
5  Bowersox  Kenneth Dwane  ISS-Com 161d 01h 14m 
6  Pettit  Donald Roy  Flight eng 161d 01h 14m 
7  Budarin  Nikolai Mikhailovich  Flight eng 161d 01h 14m 


Launch from KSC; landing on KSC.
Delivery of the new crew and Integrated Truss Assembly P1 solar array truss segment, a 13,7 meters-long, 12,5-ton beam packed with computers, a complex ammonia cooling system and other equipment, was attached to the station; EVA by Lopez-Alegria and Herrington on 26.11.2002 (6h 45m) to hook up connections between the P1 and S0 trusses and other installations; second EVA by Lopez-Alegria and Herrington on 28.11.2002 (6h 10m) to install the fluid jumpers where the S0 and the P1 are attached to each other, to remove the P1's starboard keel pin and to relocate the CETA cart from the P1 to the S1 Truss, which will allow the Mobile Transporter to move along the P1 to assist in upcoming assembly mission; third and final EVA by Lopez-Alegria and Herrington on 30.11.2002 (7h 00m) to install more SPD's (Spool Positioning Devices), to reconfigure electrical harnesses that route power through the Main Bus Switching Units and to attach Ammonia Tank Assembly lines; mission was extended three days due of bad weather on Cape Canaveral (KSC).


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Launch cancel KSC. Credit: J. Vd Dr.

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