spacetoday.net: space news from around the webin association with SpaceNews


Harmony module added to ISS
Posted: Fri, Oct 26, 2007, 8:32 PM ET (0032 GMT)
STS-120: Harmony module installation (NASA) The crews of the International Space Station and space shuttle Discovery added a new node module to the station as part of a six-hour spacewalk. The Harmony module was moved from the cargo bay of Discovery to its temporary position on the port side of the Unity module by the station's robotic arm during a spacewalk by STS-120 astronauts Scott Parazynski and Doug Wheelock that started at 5:02 am EDT (0902 GMT) Friday. Harmony will be moved to its permanent location at the end of the Destiny module after the shuttle leaves the station. In addition to supporting the installation, Parazynski and Wheelock prepared the P6 solar power truss for its relocation during a later spacewalk and also retrieved a failed communications antenna during their 6-hour, 14-minute spacewalk. The shuttle and station crews will enter the Harmony module for the first time Saturday, while preparing for the shuttle mission's second EVA on Sunday.
<<previous article   next article>>
news in brief
SpaceShipTwo accident caused by pilot error, lack of safeguards
Posted: Fri, Jul 31 2:34 PM ET (1834 GMT)

China launches navigation satellites
Posted: Fri, Jul 31 2:20 PM ET (1820 GMT)

news links
Saturday, August 1
Maui has major role to play in study of most important star
Maui (HI) News — 8:52 am ET (1252 GMT)
27 arrested protesting telescopes on 2 mountains
Honolulu Star-Advertiser — 8:50 am ET (1250 GMT)
Space industry needs more time to develop, general says
US Air Force — 8:36 am ET (1236 GMT)


about spacetoday.net   ·   info@spacetoday.net   ·   mailing list