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STS 118


Launch id 07035
Launch date 8 Aug 2007 at 22:36 UT
Launch site Cape Canaveral LC39A
Type Endeavour
Crew Scott J. Kelly, Commander
Charles O. Hobaugh, Pilot
Richard A. (Rick) Mastracchio
Barbara R. Morgan
Tracy E. Caldwell
Dafydd R. (Dave) Williams, Canadian Space Agency
Alvin Drew Jr
Landing date 21 Aug 2007 at 16:32 UT
Landing site Cape Canaveral
Payload none

ISS mission to add the Starboard 5 (S5) truss segment + new gyroscope

A spacewalk was considered, but not executed, to repair a deep 9 cm2 gouge in the shuttle's heat tiles, that was caused by an insulation piece from the external fuel tank during launch.

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