Author Topic: LIVE: STS-135 Flight Day 10-11 - Transfers, MPLM Return, Farewells/Hatch Closure  (Read 50365 times)

Offline Chris Bergin

LIVE and interactive coverage of STS-135's Flight Day 10-11. FD10 is all about transfers. FD11 gets busier. Standalone for FD12.


Main links of use:

Atlantis' forum section for other threads - including non FD specific coverage:
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?board=3.0


L2 Members:
STS-135 Special Section - Internal NASA Flight Day coverage:
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?board=35.0 or
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?action=tags&tags=STS-135
(Best STS mission L2 section by far)


Coverage will be centralized on this site, via these live threads and news articles, but I will ''tweet" important updates via http://twitter.com/NASASpaceflight


All STS-135 News Articles can be found on this link:
http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/tag/sts-135/

Recent Articles:

S0007 Countdown - by myself and Philip Sloss:
http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2011/07/sts-135-atlantis-s0007-tasks-weather-concern-launch/

RRM Payload Feature - By Pete Harding:
http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2011/07/sts-135-enabling-new-era-robotic-satellite-refuelling-space/

Launch Day article - by Chris Gebhardt and a bit from me:
http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2011/07/sts135-live-attempt-1/

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FD1/2 Article:
http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2011/07/sts-135-ascent-reviews-point-superb-launch-performance-atlantis/

FD2 Article:
http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2011/07/sts-135-atlantis-inspections-ahead-iss-arrival/

FD3 Article:
http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2011/07/sts-135-atlantis-docks-iss-wleids-review-rcc-panels/

FD4 Article:
http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2011/07/sts-135-mmt-mission-extension-flawless-atlantis/

FD5 Article:
http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2011/07/sts-135-flight-day-5-eva-swap-pm-install-rrm/

Previous Article:
http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2011/07/sts-135-gpc-4-issue-tps-clearance-overview/

Latest Article:
http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2011/07/sts-135-sun-may-contributed-atlantis-gpc-4-issue/


Many more articles to come.

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FD 10: Transfers.

FD 11:
- MPLM Return, Hatch Closure
– MPLM vestibule de-outfitting
– SSRMS berthing of MPLM in payload bay (OBSS used for LMC clearance)
– Middeck transfer; CWC-I fills
– Farewell, hatch closure

Please note, this is interactive, but all posts need to be on topic. If you post images, no more than two per post.

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Offline Mapperuo

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*hopes for Lady Gaga*

"Hello Hello Space.. can you hear meeee?"
- Aaron




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Heh. Kool and the Gang?

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Wake-up song was "Celebration" by Kool and the Gang.
Space launches attended:
Antares/Cygnus ORB-D1 Wallops Island, VA Sept 2013 | STS-123 KSC, FL March 2008 | SpaceShipOne Mojave, CA June 2004

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STS-135 crew picked the song "Celebration" for the Shuttle workforce (for what they've done).

Stennis on the video.

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The message included "Let the good times roll" in French.

I can only assume they have seen the SLS documentation ;)

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Great shot of the Stennis workforce.
Space launches attended:
Antares/Cygnus ORB-D1 Wallops Island, VA Sept 2013 | STS-123 KSC, FL March 2008 | SpaceShipOne Mojave, CA June 2004

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And this will date me. I actually have the vinyl LP of Kool and the Gang! :)
Space launches attended:
Antares/Cygnus ORB-D1 Wallops Island, VA Sept 2013 | STS-123 KSC, FL March 2008 | SpaceShipOne Mojave, CA June 2004

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So I assume that's going to be what they'll do to EOM, people celebrating their layoffs? It's the Garver good times on NASA TV.
« Last Edit: 07/17/2011 03:08 AM by STS Tony »

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*hopes for Lady Gaga*

"Hello Hello Space.. can you hear meeee?"

I would prefer Weird Al Yankovic doing his Lady Gaga spoof "Perform this way"...


And this will date me. I actually have the vinyl LP of Kool and the Gang! :)

What's a vinyl album?   ;)
« Last Edit: 07/17/2011 03:08 AM by Chandonn »

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If I heard correctly, PAO states that the overall mission is 94% complete on the MPLM transfers.
Space launches attended:
Antares/Cygnus ORB-D1 Wallops Island, VA Sept 2013 | STS-123 KSC, FL March 2008 | SpaceShipOne Mojave, CA June 2004


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PAO Brandi Dean interviewing ISS Flight Director Courtenay McMillan.
Space launches attended:
Antares/Cygnus ORB-D1 Wallops Island, VA Sept 2013 | STS-123 KSC, FL March 2008 | SpaceShipOne Mojave, CA June 2004

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MPLM pack up. 94 percent complete. Small items.

Middeck transfers - late pack items (science) - into double cold bags. GLACIER (fridge) too.

No crew in the middeck with four person crew, so more space for returns (like the gyro).

EMU work to help prep for the Russian Stage EVA in August.

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Prop Team!

Nap time. Please cover anything interesting if you are around.

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Prop Team!

Nap time. Please cover anything interesting if you are around.

Will do, sir!
Space launches attended:
Antares/Cygnus ORB-D1 Wallops Island, VA Sept 2013 | STS-123 KSC, FL March 2008 | SpaceShipOne Mojave, CA June 2004

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