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|Space Shuttle program|
|Launch:||TBD (May 22, 2005 - June 3, 2005)|
|Orbit Altitude:||122 nautical miles (226 km)|
|Orbit Inclination:||51.6 Degrees|
| Previous Mission:|| Next Mission:|
- Eileen M. Collins (4), Commander
- James M. Kelly (2), Pilot
- Soichi Noguchi (1) (JAXA), Mission Specialist
- Stephen K. Robinson (3), Mission Specialist
- Andrew Thomas (4), Mission Specialist
- Wendy Lawrence (4), Mission Specialist
- Charles Camarda (1), Mission Specialist
The STS-114 crewmembers will deliver supplies to the International Space Station, but the major focus of their mission will be testing and evaluating new Space Shuttle flight safety, which includes new inspection and repair techniques.
STS-114 is classified as Logistics Flight 1. Among the Station-related activities are delivering new supplies and replacing one of the orbital outpost's Control Moment Gyroscopes (CMGs). STS-114 will also carry a Raffaello Multi-Purpose Logistics Module and the External Stowage Platform-2.
The crew is slated to conduct at least three spacewalks while at the ISS. The first spacewalk will demonstrate repair techniques of the Shuttle's Thermal Protection System . During the second, the spacewalkers will replace the failed CMG with one delivered by the Shuttle. On the third, they will install the External Stowage Platform.
- Space science
- Space shuttle
- List of space shuttle missions
- List of human spaceflights chronologically
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