Space Shuttle Discovery / OV-103
STS-128

Space Shuttle Discovery / OV-103 | STS-128

United Space Alliance launch of a Space Shuttle Discovery OV-103 Rocket

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United Space Alliance was scheduled to launch a Space Shuttle Discovery OV-103 rocket as part of the STS-128 mission. The launch window for the Human Exploration mission was on Fri, Aug 28th, 2009, 11:59 PM EDT from Launch Complex 39A, Kennedy Space Center, FL. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Space Shuttle Discovery OV-103 and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

STS-128

STS-128 (ISS assembly flight 17A) was a NASA Space Shuttle mission to the International Space Station (ISS) that launched on 28 August 2009. Space Shuttle Discovery carried the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Leonardo as its primary payload. Leonardo contained a collection of experiments for studying the physics and chemistry of microgravity. Three spacewalks were carried out during the mission, which removed and replaced a materials processing experiment outside ESA's Columbus module, and returned an empty ammonia tank assembly.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Launch Complex 39A, Kennedy Space Center, FL

Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

Rocket

Space Shuttle Discovery OV-103

National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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