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STS-127
Part of ISS Family
Delivered to the ISS and installed the Kibo Japanese Experiment Module Exposed Facility (JEM EF); Kibo Japanese Experiment Logistics Module - Exposed Section (ELM-ES); and Spacelab Pallet - Deployable 2 (SLP-D2).

AKA: Endeavour;ISS-2J/A. Launched: 2009-07-15. Returned: 2009-07-31. Number crew: 6 . Duration: 15.70 days.

Prior to the Columbia disaster the mission was scheduled for October 2005 as STS-129, although no crew had been named. Originally the payloads were to have been the JEM EF and the American Cupola module.


More at: STS-127.

Family: Manned spaceflight. People: Cassidy, Hurley, Marshburn, Payette, Polansky, Wolf. Country: USA. Spacecraft: Endeavour. Launch Sites: Cape Canaveral. Agency: NASA.

2009 July 15 - . 22:03 GMT - . Launch Site: Cape Canaveral. Launch Complex: Cape Canaveral LC39A. LV Family: Shuttle. Launch Vehicle: Space Shuttle.
  • STS-127 - . Call Sign: Endeavour. Crew: Cassidy, Hurley, Kopra, Marshburn, Payette, Polansky, Wolf. Payload: Endeavour F23 / ISS 2J/4. Mass: 120,000 kg (260,000 lb). Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Program: ISS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spaceplane. Flight: Soyuz TMA-14, Soyuz TMA-15, STS-127. Spacecraft Bus: Shuttle. Spacecraft: Endeavour. Duration: 15.60 days. Decay Date: 2009-07-31 . USAF Sat Cat: 35633 . COSPAR: 2009-038A. Apogee: 336 km (208 mi). Perigee: 328 km (203 mi). Inclination: 51.6000 deg. Period: 91.20 min.

    Crew: Polansky, Hurley, Cassidy, Marshburn, Wolf, Payette. Deliver to the ISS and install the Kibo Japanese Experiment Module Exposed Facility (JEM EF); Kibo Japanese Experiment Logistics Module - Exposed Section (ELM-ES); and Spacelab Pallet - Deployable 2 (SLP-D2).


2009 July 16 - .
  • STS-127 - Wakeup Song: These Are Days - . Flight: STS-127. "These Are Days" by the band 10,000 Maniacs emanated from speakers inside Endeavour’s crew cabin, a wake-up call targeted especially for Mission Specialist Tim Kopra..

2009 July 17 - .
  • STS-127 - Wakeup Song: Here Comes the Sun - . Flight: STS-127. "Here Comes the Sun" by The Beatles, was chosen for Commander Mark Polansky..

2009 July 18 - .
  • EVA STS-127-1 - . Crew: Kopra, Wolf. EVA Duration: 0.23 days. Nation: USA. Program: ISS. Flight: Soyuz TMA-14, Soyuz TMA-15, STS-127. JEF installed and P3 Nadir UCCAS deployed. S3 Zenith Outboard PAS deploy postponed due to time constraints..

2009 July 18 - .
  • STS-127 - Wakeup Song: Home, - . Flight: STS-127. "Home," by Marc Broussard, played for lead spacewalker Dave Wolf, who heard the call while camped out in the Quest airlock with Tim Kopra, the newest addition to the Expedition 20 crew..

2009 July 19 - .
  • STS-127 - Wakeup Song: Learning to Fly, - . Flight: STS-127. "Learning to Fly," by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, for former Navy SEAL Chris Cassidy, who is making his first space flight aboard the space shuttle Endeavour ..

2009 July 20 - .
  • EVA STS-127-2 - . Crew: Marshburn, Wolf. EVA Duration: 0.29 days. Nation: USA. Program: ISS. Flight: Soyuz TMA-14, Soyuz TMA-15, STS-127. Transferred Orbital Replacement Units (ORUs) from the Shuttle Integrated Cargo Carrier (ICC) to the External Stowage Platform-3 (ESP3). Transferred materials included a spare high-gain antenna, cooling-system pump module and spare parts for the Mobile Ser.

2009 July 21 - .
  • STS-127 - Wakeup Song: Life Is a Highway - . Flight: STS-127. "Life Is a Highway" ” performed by Rascal Flatts. The tune was played for Tom Marshburn, who completed his first spacewalk Monday..

2009 July 22 - .
  • EVA STS-127-3 - . Crew: Cassidy, Wolf. EVA Duration: 0.25 days. Nation: USA. Program: ISS. Flight: Soyuz TMA-14, Soyuz TMA-15, STS-127. JPM preparation work, ICS-EF MLI, and P6 battery replacement (2 of 6 units). EVA was cut short due to high levels of CO2 in Cassidy's suit..

2009 July 22 - .
  • STS-127 - Wakeup Song: Santa Monica - . Flight: STS-127. "Santa Monica" ” performed by Everclear, for Endeavour’s pilot, Doug Hurley..

2009 July 23 - .
  • STS-127 - Wakeup Song: Tiny Dancer - . Flight: STS-127. "Tiny Dancer" ” performed by Elton John. The song was selected for Polansky..

2009 July 24 - .
2009 July 24 - .
  • STS-127 - Wakeup Song: Wish You Were Here - . Flight: STS-127. "Wish You Were Here" ” offered up for lead spacewalker Dave Wolf..

2009 July 25 - .
  • STS-127 - Wakeup Song: In Your Eyes - . Flight: STS-127. "In Your Eyes" ” by Peter Gabriel was selected for Tom Marshburn, who completed his second spacewalk on Friday with Chris Cassidy..

2009 July 26 - .
  • STS-127 - Wakeup Song: Dixit Dominus - . Flight: STS-127. "Dixit Dominus" ” The excerpt was uplinked for Canadian Space Agency astronaut Julie Payette..

2009 July 27 - .
  • EVA STS-127-5 - . Crew: Cassidy, Marshburn. EVA Duration: 0.20 days. Nation: USA. Program: ISS. Flight: Soyuz TMA-14, Soyuz TMA-15, STS-127. SPDM thermal cover adjustment, Z1 patch panel reconfiguration, JEM visual equipment (JEM-VE) installation (forward and aft), and JEM-LTA reconfigurations. S3 Nadir PAS (outboard) deployment postponed to later mission..

2009 July 27 - .
  • STS-127 - Wakeup Song: On the Sunny Side of the Street - . Flight: STS-127. "On the Sunny Side of the Street" ” performed by Steve Tyrell. The song was uplinked especially for Commander Mark Polansky..

2009 July 28 - .
  • STS-127 - Wakeup Song: Proud to Be an American - . Flight: STS-127. "Proud to Be an American" performed by Lee Greenwood. The song was selected for spacewalker Chris Cassidy, a former Navy SEAL..

2009 July 29 - .
  • STS-127 - Wakeup Song: Yellow - . Flight: STS-127. "Yellow" by the band Coldplay, uplinked for Pilot Doug Hurley in honor of his International Space Station fly-around..

2009 July 30 - .
  • STS-127 - Wakeup Song: I Got You Babe - . Flight: STS-127. "I Got You Babe" ” performed by Sonny and Cher. The song was a special request for Koichi Wakata, the first Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut to serve as a long-duration resident of the station..

2009 July 31 - .
  • STS-127 - Wakeup Song: Beautiful Day - . Flight: STS-127. "Beautiful Day" by the band U2 was played for Mission Specialist Tom Marshburn..


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