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STS-119
Part of ISS Family
ISS assembly mission. Delivered to the ISS and installed the fourth starboard truss segment (ITS S6) and fourth set of solar arrays and batteries.

AKA: Discovery;ISS-15A. Launched: 2009-03-15. Returned: 2009-03-28. Number crew: 6 . Duration: 12.81 days.

Deliver to the ISS and install the fourth starboard truss segment (ITS S6) and fourth set of solar arrays and batteries.


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Family: Manned spaceflight. People: Acaba, Antonelli, Archambault, Arnold, Ricky, Phillips, Swanson. Country: USA. Spacecraft: Discovery. Launch Sites: Cape Canaveral. Agency: NASA.

2009 March 15 - . 23:43 GMT - . Launch Site: Cape Canaveral. Launch Complex: Cape Canaveral LC39A. LV Family: Shuttle. Launch Vehicle: Space Shuttle.
  • STS-119 - . Call Sign: Discovery. Crew: Acaba, Antonelli, Archambault, Arnold, Ricky, Phillips, Swanson. Payload: Discovery F35 /. Mass: 120,860 kg (266,450 lb). Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Program: ISS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spaceplane. Flight: STS-119. Spacecraft Bus: Shuttle. Spacecraft: Discovery. Duration: 12.81 days. Decay Date: 2009-03-28 . USAF Sat Cat: 34541 . COSPAR: 2009-012A. Apogee: 353 km (219 mi). Perigee: 335 km (208 mi). Inclination: 51.6000 deg. Period: 91.40 min. Crew: Archambault, Antonelli, Phillips, Swanson, Acaba, Arnold. ISS assembly mission. Delivered to the ISS and installed the fourth starboard truss segment (ITS S6) and fourth set of solar arrays and batteries..

2009 March 16 - .
  • STS-119 - Wakeup Song: Free Bird - . Flight: STS-119. "Free Bird" by Lynyrd Skynyrd, played for Pilot Tony Antonelli..

2009 March 17 - .
  • STS-119 - Wakeup Song: Radio Exercise - . Flight: STS-119. "Radio Exercise" ” performed by the Tokyo Broadcast Children’s Choir. The song traditionally accompanies exercise for Japanese schoolchildren, and was played for astronaut Koichi Wakata of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency..

2009 March 18 - .
  • STS-119 - Wakeup Song: I Walk the Line - . Flight: STS-119. "I Walk the Line" by Johnny Cash, was played for Steve Swanson..

2009 March 19 - .
  • EVA STS-119-1 - . Crew: Arnold, Ricky, Swanson. EVA Duration: 0.25 days. Nation: USA. Program: ISS. Flight: STS-119.

    The crew exited from the Quest module at 17:12 GMT to mate the S6 truss to the end of the S5 truss on the station. S6, maneuvered by the station's robot arm, made contact with S5 at 18:17 GMT and was bolted in place by the astronauts at 19:06 GMT. The crew spent several hours in removing covers and making connection betwen the station and the S6 before returning to the Quest airlock at 23:20 GMT.


2009 March 19 - .
  • STS-119 - Wakeup Song: Que Bandera Bonita - . Flight: STS-119. "Que Bandera Bonita" by Jose Gonzalez, played for Mission Specialist Joseph Acaba..

2009 March 20 - .
  • STS-119 - Wakeup Song: Box of Rain - . Flight: STS-119. "Box of Rain" by the Grateful Dead, was played for Mission Specialist John Phillips..

2009 March 21 - .
  • EVA STS-119-2 - . Crew: Acaba, Swanson. EVA Duration: 0.27 days. Nation: USA. Program: ISS. Flight: STS-119. The crew exited the Quest airlock at 16:50 GMT but were unable to deploy the UCCAS-1 payload attachment platform from the P3 truss, returning to the airlock at 23:16..

2009 March 21 - .
  • STS-119 - Wakeup Song: In a Little While - . Flight: STS-119. "In a Little While" performed by the group Pilgrim and Trout for Mission Specialist Richard Arnold..

2009 March 22 - .
  • STS-119 - Wakeup Song: Alive Again - . Flight: STS-119. "Alive Again" by Chicago, played for Chicago-area native Commander Lee Archambault..

2009 March 23 - .
  • EVA STS-119-3 - . Crew: Acaba, Arnold, Ricky. EVA Duration: 0.27 days. Nation: USA. Program: ISS. Flight: STS-119. The crew emerged from the Quest airlock at 15:36 GMT but were unsuccessful in deploying the recalcitrant UCCAS-1 platform. Other work included relocating one of the CETA carts on the station exterior. The crew returned to the ISS at 22:00 GMT..

2009 March 23 - .
  • STS-119 - Wakeup Song: Ain’t Nobody Here But Us Chickens - . Flight: STS-119. "Ain’t Nobody Here But Us Chickens" by Louis Jordan. It was played for Swanson..

2009 March 24 - .
  • STS-119 - Wakeup Song: Andrew’s Song - . Flight: STS-119. "Andrew’s Song" by Treestump, a band in which John Phillips’ daughter plays..

2009 March 25 - .
  • STS-119 - Wakeup Song: Dirty Water - . Flight: STS-119. "Dirty Water" by the Standells, played for Pilot Tony Antonelli..

2009 March 26 - .
  • STS-119 - Wakeup Song: Enter Sandman - . Flight: STS-119. "Enter Sandman" by Metallica, played for Mission Specialist Joseph Acaba..

2009 March 27 - .
  • STS-119 - Wakeup Song: Bright Side of the Road - . Flight: STS-119. "Bright Side of the Road" by Van Morrison, was played for Mission Specialist Richard Arnold..

2009 March 28 - .
  • STS-119 - Wakeup Song: I Had a Dream - . Flight: STS-119. "I Had a Dream" ” by ABBA. The song was played for Sandy Magnus..


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