STS-96



DescriptionSTS-96 was a Space Shuttle mission to the International Space Station (ISS) flown by Space Shuttle Discovery, and the first shuttle flight to dock with the International Space Station. The shuttle carried the Spacehab module in the payload, filled with cargo for station outfitting. STS-96 launched from Kennedy Space Center, Florida, on 27 May 1999 at 06:49 EDT
Year of flight1999
Distance travelled (km)6,000,000
Days of mission10
Launch Date27/05/1999
Landing Date6/06/1999
Launch site (Mapping)Kennedy Space Center
Landing site (Mapping)Kennedy Space Center
Landing siteKennedy SLF Runway 15
Landing mass (kg)100230
Launch mass (kg)118857
OperatorNASA
Mission typeISS
Mission typeAssembly
Mission typeISS
Mission typeLogistics
Docked toISS
Days Docked5
Time docked5 days 18 hours 15 minutes
Docking date29/05/1999
Undocking date3/06/1999
Reference systemGeocentric
Perigee (km)326.00
Apogee (km)340.00
Orbital period (minutes)91.20
Inclination (degreees)51.60
Crew size7
MembersKent V. Rominger Rick D. Husband Tamara E. Jernigan Ellen Ochoa Daniel T. Barry Julie Payette Valery I. Tokarev
Spacecraft typeSpace Shuttle Discovery
Source (Wikipedia Page)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/STS-96