STS-117

USA


Manned Flight nº: 253

Earth orbit Flight nº: 250

USA manned Flight nº: 149

35th manned flight to ISS. - Flight ISS/13A

Launch, orbit & landing data:

Designation 31600 / 07024A
Launch date - time 08 Jun 2007 - 23:38:04 UT
Launch site KSC, LC39A
Launch vehicle  Space Shuttle (#118)
Orbiter Atlantis #28
Primary payload ITS-S3/4
Mass (kg) 
Flight Crew 
Docking date - time 10 Jun 2007 - 19:36 UT
Target spacecraft/port ISS/xx
Earth orbit on :
   - Perigee / Apogee 334 x 354 km
   - Inclination 51.63°
   - Period 91.42 min
Undocking date - time 19 Jun 2007 - 14:42 UT
Landing date - time
(wheel stop)
 22 Jun 2007 - 19:50:48 UT
Rollout time 70 sec
Landing location Edwards AFB, runway 22
Flight Duration (d:hr:min) 13d 20h 12m 44s
Nbr orbits 219
Landing crew Anderson replaced by Williams (crew STS-)


Flight Crew

Nr. Surname Given name Job Duration
1  Sturckow  Frederick Wilford  CDR  13d 20h 12m 44s
2  Archambault  Lee Joseph  PLT  13d 20h 12m 44s
3  Forrester  Patrick Graham  MSP  13d 20h 12m 44s
4  Swanson  Steven Ray  MSP  13d 20h 12m 44s
5  Olivas  John Daniel  MSP  13d 20h 12m 44s
6  Reilly  James Francis  MSP  13d 20h 12m 44s
7  Anderson  Clayton Conrad  Flight Eng exp. 15  151d 18h 24m 09s

Note: backup for Anderson is Chamitoff, Gregory Errol.



Atlantis is starting to mate with the External tank for STS-117.


Summary:

Launch from Cape Canaveral (KSC); landing on Edwards AFB; ISS-13A - ET-124
Delivery & mounting of solar array truss S3/S4. one day's landing delay because of unfavourable weather conditions.

Mission report:


Astrophilately covers:

STS-117

Launch cancel KSC. Credit: J. Vd Dr.

STS-117

Landing cancel Edwards AFB. Credit: J. Vd Dr.



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