On September 8, 2009 the shuttle Discovery (STS-128 flight) undocked from the International Space Station at after delivering a new crew member and more than 18,500 pounds of needed equipment and supplies.
At night from the 3rd to the 4th September, 2009 astronauts John Olivas and Christer Fuglesang performed a 6 hours and 39 minutes spacewalk. They installed a new 1,700-pound ammonia coolant tank in the International Space Station's truss backbone. The spacewalkers returned aboard the station at
At night from the 1st to the 2nd September, 2009 American astronauts J.Olivas and N.Stott performed the first of three STS-128 spacewalks. The EVA began at . It lasted 6 hours and 35 minutes. The spacewalkers completed all of their major objectives.
On August 31, 2009 Space shuttle Discovery docked with the International Space Station at 00:54 UTC delivering more than seven tons of cargo and a new crew member to the International Space Station and its Expedition 20 crew. The shuttle and station crews opened hatches at ... Read more »
On August 21, 2009 at 22.09 UTC an Ariane 5 ECA launcher (V190 flight) lifted off from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana on its mission to place two telecommunications satellites, JCSat-12 and Optus D3, into geostationary transfer orbits.
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Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA. The 48th successful and final Air Force Delta II Global Positioning System satellite launch occurred on August 17, 2009, ending one of the most successful space launch programs in American hi
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