STS-98



DescriptionSTS-98 was a 2001 Space Shuttle mission to the International Space Station (ISS) flown by Space Shuttle Atlantis. STS-98 delivered to the station the Destiny Laboratory Module. All mission objectives were completed and the shuttle reentered and landed safely at Edwards Air Force Base on 20 February 2001, after twelve days in space, six of which were spent docked to the ISS.
Year of flight2001
Distance travelled (km)8,500,000
Days of mission13
Launch Date7/02/2001
Landing Date20/02/2001
Launch site (Mapping)Kennedy Space Center
Landing site (Mapping)Edwards Airforce Base
Landing siteEdwards Runway 22
Landing mass (kg)90225
Launch mass (kg)115529
OperatorNASA
Mission typeISS
Mission typeAssembly
Docked toISS
Days Docked7
Time docked6 days 21 hours 14 minutes
Docking date9/02/2001
Undocking date16/02/2001
Reference systemGeocentric
Perigee (km)365.00
Apogee (km)378.00
Orbital period (minutes)92.00
Orbits completed171
Inclination (degreees)51.60
Crew size5
MembersKenneth D. Cockrell Mark L. Polansky Robert L. Curbeam Marsha S. Ivins Thomas D. Jones
Spacecraft typeSpace Shuttle Atlantis
Source (Wikipedia Page)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/STS-98