STS-98

USA


Manned Flight nº: 222

Earth orbit Flight nº: 219

USA manned Flight nº: 133

8th manned flight to ISS. Mission ISS-06-5A

Launch, orbit & landing data:

Designation 26698 / 01006A
Launch date - time 07 Feb 2001 - 23:13:02 UT
Launch site KSC, LC39A
Launch vehicle  Space Shuttle
Orbiter Atlantis #21 (OV-104)
Primary payload US Laboratory DESTINY
Mass (kg) 
Flight Crew Cockrell, Polansky
Curbeam, Ivins, Jones
Docking date - time 09 Feb 2001 - 16:51 UT
Target spacecraft/port ISS/Unity's PMA-3 port
Earth orbit on :
   - Perigee / Apogee  km
   - Inclination °
   - Period  min
Undocking date - time 16 Feb 2001 - 14:06 UT
Landing date - time 20 Feb 2001 - 20:33:05 UT
Landing location Edwards AFB, Runway 22
Flight Duration (d:hr:min) 
Nbr orbits 

Flight crew

Nr. Surname Given name Job Duration
1  Cockrell  Kenneth Dale  CDR  
2  Polansky  Mark Lewis  PLT  
3  Curbeam  Robert Lee, Jr.  MSP  
4  Jones  Thomas David  MSP  
5  Ivins  Marsha Sue  MSP  

Mission details:

landing

STS-98 landed at 12:33 p.m. February 20, 2001, on the runway at Edwards Air Force Base, California, where NASA′s Dryden Flight Research Center is located. Credit: NASA


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Astrophilately covers:

STS 99

Launch cancel KSC. Credit: J. Vd Dr.

STS 98

Docking cancel Houston.


STS 98

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



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