On February 8, 2010 American Space Shuttle"Endeavour” (STS-130 flight) was launched from Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
The STS-130 crew comprises 6 astronauts.
Seated are astronauts George Zamka (right), commander; and Terry Virts, pilot. From the left (standing) are astronaut Nicholas Patrick, Robert Behnken, Kathryn Hire and Stephen Robinson, all mission specialists.
The shuttle will deliver to the space station a third connecting module, the Italian-built Tranquility node and the seven-windowed cupola, which will be used as a control room for robotics.
The mission will feature three spacewalks - on February 11, 13 and 16.