STS-131



DescriptionSTS-131 (ISS assembly flight 19A) was a NASASpace Shuttle mission to the International Space Station (ISS). Space ShuttleDiscovery launched on 5 April 2010 at 6:21 am from Kennedy Space Centers launch pad 39A, and landed at 9:08 am on 20 April 2010 on runway 33 at the Kennedy Space Center's Shuttle Landing Facility. The mission marked the longest flight for space shuttle Discovery.
Year of flight2010
Distance travelled (km)10,029,810
Mission Duration15 days 2 hours 47 min 11 seconds
Days of mission15
Launch Date5/04/2010
Landing Date20/04/2010
Launch site (Mapping)Kennedy Space Center
Landing site (Mapping)Kennedy Space Center
Landing siteKennedy SLF Runway 15
Landing mass (kg)102039
Launch mass (kg)2051031
OperatorNASA
Mission typeISS
Mission typeLogistics
Docked toISS
Days Docked10
Time docked10 days 5 hours 8 minutes
Docking date7/04/2010
Undocking date17/04/2010
Reference systemGeocentric
Perigee (km)320.00
Apogee (km)346.00
Orbital period (minutes)90.00
Orbits completed238
Inclination (degreees)51.60
Crew size7
MembersAlan Poindexter James Dutton Richard Mastracchio Dorothy M. Metcalf-Lindenburger Stephanie Wilson Naoko Yamazaki Clayton Anderson
Spacecraft typeSpace Shuttle Discovery
Source (Wikipedia Page)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/STS-131