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STS-96

STS-96 [Flight # 94]27 May - 6 June 1999Discovery [26]

Crew:
    Kent Rominger [4], Commander
    Rick Husband [1], Pilot
    Ellen Ochoa [3], Mission Specialist
    Tamara Jernigan [5], Mission Specialist
    Daniel Barry [2], Mission Specialist
    Julie Payette [1], Mission Specialist (Canada)
    Valery Tokarev [1], Mission Specialist (Russia)

Launch:
    Pad: 39-B [41]
    Date: 27 May 1999
    Time: 10:49:42 UTC

Orbit:
    Altitude: 173 nm
    Inclination: 51.6 degrees
    Orbits: 154
    Duration: 9 days, 19 hours, 13 minutes, 1 seconds
    Distance: 3,800,000 miles

ISS Docking: PMA-2 on Unity, 29 May 1999, 04:24 UTC - 3 June 1999, 22:39 UTC

Landing:
    Location: Runway 15, Kennedy Space Center, FL [47]
    Date: 6 June 1999
    Time: 06:02:43 UTC
    Rollout: 56 seconds (2,702 meters, 8,866 feet)

Mission EVA's:
     1) On 30 May 1999 for 7 hours, 55 minutes
EVA's were performed by the following individuals:
    Daniel Barry
    Tamara Jernigan

Highlights:
    This second mission docked with the ISS and supplies were transferred. Cranes for the ISS were installed, some repairs made, and the ISS prepared for future habitation.
    Space Station Assembly Flight 2A.1

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