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STS-120

STS-120 [Flight # 120]23 October - 7 November 2007Discovery [34]

Crew:
    Pamela Melroy [3], Commander
    George Zamka [1], Pilot
    Scott Parazynski [5], Mission Specialist
    Douglas Wheelock [1], Mission Specialist
    Stephanie Wilson [2], Mission Specialist
    Paolo Nespoli [1], Mission Specialist (Italy)

ISS Upload:
    Daniel Tani [2]

ISS Download:
    Clayton Anderson (STS-117)

Launch:
    Pad: 39-A [66]
    Date: 23 October 2007
    Time: 15:38:19 UTC

Orbit:
    Altitude: 122 nm
    Inclination: 51.6 degrees
    Orbits: 238
    Duration: 15 days, 2 hours, 23 minutes, 54 seconds
    Distance: 6,200,000 miles

ISS Docking: PMA-2 on Destiny, 25 October 2007, 12:40 UTC - 5 November 2007, 10:32 UTC

Landing:
    Location: Runway 33, Kennedy Space Center, FL [66]
    Date: 7 November 2007
    Time: 18:02:13 UTC
    Rollout: 55 seconds

Mission EVA's:
     1) On 26 October 2007 for 6 hours, 14 minutes
     2) On 28 October 2007 for 6 hours, 33 minutes
     3) On 30 October 2007 for 7 hours, 8 minutes
     4) On 3 November 2007 for 7 hours, 19 minutes
EVA's were performed by the following individuals:
    Scott Parazynski
    Daniel Tani
    Douglas Wheelock

Highlights:
    23rd Space Station Assembly Flight 10A/Harmony Node 2. There were 5 spacewalks planned for this mission. On the third EVA, the P6 truss and solar arrays were moved to a final location. One of the arrays tore upon deployment and the 4th EVA was changed to repair the damage. The 5th EVA was cancelled. During the 2nd EVA, metal shavings were found in a joint of the Starboard 3/Starboard 4 solar array.

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