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Assembling chronology of the ISS orbital complex


Comment.
                                           Russian coordinate system:                American coordinate system:
                                           -------------------------                 --------------------------

                                                          -Z (right)                                +X (right)
                                         (top, zenith) +Y /                        (top, zenith) +Z /
                                                        |/                                        |/
<---  direction of moving                  (fore) -X ---0---> +X (aft)               (fore) +Y <--0---  -Y (aft)
                                                       /|                                        /|
                                                      / -Y (bottom, nadir)                      / -Z (bottom, nadir)
                                                   +Z (left)                                 -X (left)

ASSEMBLING CHRONOLOGY OF THE ISS ORBITAL COMPLEX
(in inverse order)
Date Action Configuration (scheme)
January 28, 2012 up-to-date ISS configuration
 
                                           S6 
                                          / 
                                         S5 
                                        / 
                                    S3/S4 
                                      /                       [STMAM12]
                        COLUMBUS     S1     QUEST               | 
                         /          /     Z1 /                 POISK 
                       |/          S0      |/                   | 
           - PMA2 - HARMONY - DEST/INY - UNITY - PMA1 - ZARYA - ZVEZDA - [ATV5]
                  ELM /|         P1       /|            |       | 
                   | /          /       |/PMM         RASSVET  PIRS 
                  KIBO      P3/P4    - TRQ -            |       | 
                              /        /|           [STMAM13] [PRMM24]
                             P5       /CUPOLA 
                            /       PMA3 
                           P6       / 
 
   (TRQ = Tranquility) 
March 01, 2011 berthing of the PMM to the nadir docking port of Unity (mission STS-133)
 
                                           S6 
                                          / 
                                         S5 
                                        / 
                                    S3/S4 
                                      /                       [STMAM01] 
                        COLUMBUS     S1     QUEST               | 
                   [HTV2]/          /     Z1 /                 POISK 
                       |/          S0      |/                   | 
  [STS133] - PMA2 - HARMONY - DEST/INY - UNITY - PMA1 - ZARYA - ZVEZDA - [ATV2]
                  ELM /|         P1       /|            |       | 
                   | /          /       |/[PMM]       RASSVET  PIRS 
                  KIBO      P3/P4    - TRQ -            |       | 
                              /        /|            [STMA20] [PRMM09]
                             P5       /CUPOLA 
                            /       PMA3 
                           P6       / 
 
   (TRQ = Tranquility) 
May 18, 2010 mounting of the module Rassvet to the nadir docking port of Zarya (mission STS-132)
 
                                           S6 
                                          / 
                                         S5 
                                        / 
                                    S3/S4 
                                      /                       [STMA18] 
                        COLUMBUS     S1     QUEST               | 
                         /          /     Z1 /                 POISK 
                       |/          S0      |/                   | 
  [STS132] - PMA2 - HARMONY - DEST/INY - UNITY - PMA1 - ZARYA - ZVEZDA - [STMA17] 
                  ELM /|         P1       /|            |       | 
                   | /          /       |/            RASSVET  PIRS 
                  KIBO      P3/P4    - TRQ -            |       | 
                              /        /|                     [PRMM05] 
                             P5       /CUPOLA 
                            /       PMA3 
                           P6       / 
 
   (TRQ = Tranquility) 
February 16, 2010 relocation of the PMA3 module from the Harmony zenith docking port to the Tranquility left docking port (mission STS-130)
 
                                           S6 
                                          / 
                                         S5 
                                        / 
                                    S3/S4 
                                      /                       [STMA16] 
                        COLUMBUS     S1     QUEST               | 
                         /          /     Z1 /                 POISK 
                       |/          S0      |/                   | 
  [STS130] - PMA2 - HARMONY - DEST/INY - UNITY - PMA1 - ZARYA - ZVEZDA - [PRMM04] 
                  ELM /|         P1       /|            |       | 
                   | /          /       |/           [STMA17]  PIRS 
                  KIBO      P3/P4    - TRQ -                    | 
                              /        /|                     [PRMM03] 
                             P5       /CUPOLA 
                            /       PMA3 
                           P6       / 
 
   (TRQ = Tranquility) 
February 15, 2010 relocation of the Cupola module from the left docking port to the nadir docking port of Tranquility (mission STS-130)
 
                                           S6 
                                          / 
                                         S5 
                                        / 
                                    S3/S4 
                                      /                       [STMA16] 
                       |COLUMBUS     S1     QUEST               | 
                     PMA3/          /     Z1 /                 POISK 
                       |/          S0      |/                   | 
  [STS130] - PMA2 - HARMONY - DEST/INY - UNITY - PMA1 - ZARYA - ZVEZDA - [PRMM04] 
                  ELM /|         P1       /|            |       | 
                   | /          /       |/           [STMA17]  PIRS 
                  KIBO      P3/P4    - TRQ -                    | 
                              /        /|                     [PRMM03] 
                             P5       /CUPOLA 
                            / 
                           P6 
 
   (TRQ = Tranquility) 
February 12, 2010 mounting of the complex Tranquility - Cupola to the left docking port of UNITY (mission STS-130)
 
                                           S6 
                                          / 
                                         S5 
                                        / 
                                    S3/S4   
                                      /                       [STMA16] 
                       |COLUMBUS     S1     QUEST               | 
                     PMA3/          /     Z1 /                 POISK 
                       |/          S0      |/                   | 
  [STS130] - PMA2 - HARMONY - DEST/INY - UNITY - PMA1 - ZARYA - ZVEZDA - [PRMM04] 
                  ELM /|         P1       /|            |       | 
                   | /          /       |/           [STMA17]  PIRS 
                  KIBO      P3/P4    - TRQ -                    | 
                              /        /|                     [PRMM03] 
                             P5       /
                            /      CUPOLA
                           P6 
 
   (TRQ = Tranquility) 
January 23, 2010 relocation of the PMA3 module from the left docking port of Unity to the zenith docking port of Harmony (expedition ISS-22)
 
                                           S6 
                                          / 
                                         S5 
                                        / 
                                    S3/S4   
                                      /                       [STMA16] 
                       |COLUMBUS     S1     QUEST               | 
                     PMA3/          /     Z1 /                 POISK 
                       |/          S0      |/                   | 
           - PMA2 - HARMONY - DEST/INY - UNITY - PMA1 - ZARYA - ZVEZDA - 
                  ELM /|         P1       /|            |       | 
                   | /          /        /           [STMA17]  PIRS 
                  KIBO      P3/P4                               | 
                              /                               [PRMM03] 
                             P5 
                            / 
                           P6 
 
November 12, 2009 docking of POISK module to the zenith docking port of Zvezda
 
                                           S6 
                                          / 
                                         S5 
                                        / 
                                    S3/S4   
                                      / 
                        COLUMBUS     S1     QUEST               | 
                         /          /     Z1 /                 POISK 
                       |/          S0      |/                   | 
           - PMA2 - HARMONY - DEST/INY - UNITY - PMA1 - ZARYA - ZVEZDA - [STMA16] 
                  ELM /|         P1       /|            |       | 
                   | /          /        /           [STMA15]  PIRS 
                  KIBO      P3/P4     PMA3                      | 
                              /        /                      [PRMM03] 
                             P5 
                            / 
                           P6 
 
August 07, 2009 relocation of the PMA3 module from the nadir docking port of Unity to the left docking port of Unity (expedition ISS-20)
 
                                           S6 
                                          / 
                                         S5 
                                        / 
                                    S3/S4   
                                      / 
                        COLUMBUS     S1     QUEST 
                         /          /     Z1 / 
                       |/          S0      |/                   | 
           - PMA2 - HARMONY - DEST/INY - UNITY - PMA1 - ZARYA - ZVEZDA - [PRM67] 
                  ELM /|         P1       /|            |       | 
                   | /          /        /           [STMA15]  PIRS 
                  KIBO      P3/P4     PMA3                      | 
                              /        /                     [STMA14] 
                             P5 
                            / 
                           P6 
 
March 19, 2009 mounting of the S6 truss to the right side of S5 (mission STS-119)
 
                                           S6 
                                          / 
                                         S5 
                                        / 
                                    S3/S4   
                                      / 
                        COLUMBUS     S1     QUEST 
                         /          /     Z1 / 
                       |/          S0      |/                   | 
  [STS119] - PMA2 - HARMONY - DEST/INY - UNITY - PMA1 - ZARYA - ZVEZDA - 
                  ELM /|         P1       /|            |       | 
                   | /          /        /PMA3       [STMA13]  PIRS 
                  KIBO      P3/P4          |                    | 
                              /                               [PRM66] 
                             P5 
                            / 
                           P6 
 
June 06, 2008 relocation of JEM ELM-PS module from the zenith docking port of Harmony to the zenith docking port of KIBO (mission STS-124)
 
                                          / 
                                         S5 
                                        / 
                                    S3/S4   
                                      / 
                        COLUMBUS     S1     QUEST 
                         /          /     Z1 / 
                       |/          S0      |/                   | 
  [STS124] - PMA2 - HARMONY - DEST/INY - UNITY - PMA1 - ZARYA - ZVEZDA - [ATV1] 
                  ELM /|         P1       /|            |       | 
                   | /          /        /PMA3       [PRM64]   PIRS 
                  KIBO      P3/P4          |                    | 
                              /                              [STMA12] 
                             P5 
                            / 
                           P6 
 
June 03, 2008
mounting of KIBO (JEM PM) module to the left docking port of Harmony (mission STS-124)
 
                                          / 
                                         S5 
                                        / 
                                    S3/S4   
                                      / 
                        COLUMBUS     S1     QUEST 
                     ELM /          /     Z1 / 
                       |/          S0      |/                   | 
  [STS124] - PMA2 - HARMONY - DEST/INY - UNITY - PMA1 - ZARYA - ZVEZDA - [ATV1] 
                      /|         P1       /|            |       | 
                   | /          /        /PMA3       [PRM64]   PIRS 
                  KIBO      P3/P4          |                    | 
                              /                              [STMA12] 
                             P5 
                            / 
                           P6 
 
March 14, 2008 temporary mounting of JEM ELM-PS module to the zenith docking port of Harmony (mission STS-123)
 
                                          / 
                                         S5 
                                        / 
                                    S3/S4   
                                      / 
                        COLUMBUS     S1     QUEST 
                     ELM /          /     Z1 / 
                       |/          S0      |/                   | 
  [STS123] - PMA2 - HARMONY - DEST/INY - UNITY - PMA1 - ZARYA - ZVEZDA - 
                      /|         P1       /|            |       | 
                     /          /        /PMA3       [STMA11]  PIRS 
                            P3/P4          |                    | 
                              /                               [PRM63] 
                             P5 
                            / 
                           P6 
 
February 11, 2008 mounting of COLUMBUS module to the right docking port of Harmony (mission STS-122)
 
                                          / 
                                         S5 
                                        / 
                                    S3/S4   
                                      / 
                        COLUMBUS     S1     QUEST 
                         /          /     Z1 / 
                       |/          S0      |/                   | 
  [STS122] - PMA2 - HARMONY - DEST/INY - UNITY - PMA1 - ZARYA - ZVEZDA - 
                      /|         P1       /|            |       | 
                     /          /        /PMA3       [STMA11]  PIRS 
                            P3/P4          |                    | 
                              /                               [PRM63] 
                             P5 
                            / 
                           P6 
 
November 14, 2007 relocation of the PMA2 - HARMONY complex from the left docking port of Unity to the fore docking port of Destiny (expedition ISS-16)
 
                                          / 
                                         S5 
                                        / 
                                    S3/S4   
                                      / 
                                     S1     QUEST 
                         /          /     Z1 / 
                       |/          S0      |/                   | 
           - PMA2 - HARMONY - DEST/INY - UNITY - PMA1 - ZARYA - ZVEZDA - 
                      /|         P1       /|            |       | 
                     /          /        /PMA3       [STMA11]  PIRS 
                            P3/P4          |                    | 
                              /                               [PRM61] 
                             P5 
                            / 
                           P6 
 
November 12, 2007 relocation of the PMA2 module from the fore docking port of Destiny to the fore docking port of Harmony (expedition ISS-16)
 
                                          / 
                                         S5 
                                        / 
                                    S3/S4   
                                      / 
                                     S1     QUEST 
                                    /     Z1 / 
                                   S0      |/                   | 
                            - DEST/INY - UNITY - PMA1 - ZARYA - ZVEZDA - 
                                 P1       /|            |       | 
                                /        /PMA3       [STMA11]  PIRS 
                            P3/P4   HARMONY|                    | 
                              /        /                      [PRM61] 
                             P5      PMA2 
                            /        / 
                           P6 
 
October 30, 2007 relocation of the P6 truss from the truss Z1 to the left side of P5 (mission STS-120)
 
                                          / 
                                         S5 
                                        / 
                                    S3/S4   
                                      / 
                                     S1     QUEST 
                                    /     Z1 / 
                                   S0      |/                   | 
            [STS120] - PMA2 - DEST/INY - UNITY - PMA1 - ZARYA - ZVEZDA - 
                                 P1       /|            |       | 
                                /        /PMA3       [STMA11]  PIRS 
                            P3/P4   HARMONY|                    | 
                              /        /                      [PRM61] 
                             P5 
                            / 
                           P6 
 
October 26, 2007 temporary berthing of HARMONY module to the left docking port of Unity (mission STS-120)
 
                                          / 
                                         S5 
                                        / 
                                    S3/S4   
                                      /    P6 
                                     S1    |QUEST 
                                    /     Z1 / 
                                   S0      |/                   | 
            [STS120] - PMA2 - DEST/INY - UNITY - PMA1 - ZARYA - ZVEZDA - 
                                 P1       /|            |       | 
                                /        /PMA3       [STMA11]  PIRS 
                            P3/P4   HARMONY|                    | 
                              /        /                      [PRM61] 
                             P5 
                            / 
 
August 30, 2007 relocation of the PMA3 module from the left docking port of Unity to the nadir docking port of Unity (expedition ISS-15)
 
                                          / 
                                         S5 
                                        / 
                                    S3/S4   
                                      /    P6 
                                     S1    |QUEST 
                                    /     Z1 / 
                                   S0      |/                   | 
                     - PMA2 - DEST/INY - UNITY - PMA1 - ZARYA - ZVEZDA - 
                                 P1       /|            |       | 
                                /        /PMA3       [STMA10]  PIRS 
                            P3/P4          |                    | 
                              /                               [PRM61] 
                             P5 
                            / 
 
August 11, 2007 mounting of the S5 truss to the right side of S3/S4 (mission STS-118)
 
                                          / 
                                         S5 
                                        / 
                                    S3/S4   
                                      /    P6 
                                     S1    |QUEST 
                                    /     Z1 / 
                                   S0      |/                   | 
            [STS118] - PMA2 - DEST/INY - UNITY - PMA1 - ZARYA - ZVEZDA - [PRM60] 
                                 P1       /|            |       | 
                                /        /           [STMA10]  PIRS 
                            P3/P4     PMA3                      | 
                              /        /                      [PRM61] 
                             P5 
                            / 
 
June 11, 2007 mounting of the S3/S4 truss to the right side of S1 (mission STS-116)
 
                                        / 
                                    S3/S4 
                                      /    P6 
                                     S1    |QUEST 
                                    /     Z1 / 
                                   S0      |/                   | 
            [STS116] - PMA2 - DEST/INY - UNITY - PMA1 - ZARYA - ZVEZDA - [PRM60] 
                                 P1       /|            |       | 
                                /        /           [STMA10]  PIRS 
                            P3/P4     PMA3                      | 
                              /        /                      [PRM59] 
                             P5 
                            / 
 
December 12, 2006 mounting of the P5 truss to the left side of P3/P4 (mission STS-116)
 
                                      /    P6 
                                     S1    |QUEST 
                                    /     Z1 / 
                                   S0      |/                   | 
            [STS116] - PMA2 - DEST/INY - UNITY - PMA1 - ZARYA - ZVEZDA - [PRM58] 
                                 P1       /|            |       | 
                                /        /           [STMA9]   PIRS 
                            P3/P4     PMA3                      | 
                              /        /                      [PRM57] 
                             P5 
                            / 
 
September 12, 2006 mounting of the P3/P4 truss to the left side of P1 (mission STS-115)
 
                                      /    P6 
                                     S1    |QUEST 
                                    /     Z1 / 
                                   S0      |/                   | 
            [STS115] - PMA2 - DEST/INY - UNITY - PMA1 - ZARYA - ZVEZDA - [PRM56] 
                                 P1       /|            |       | 
                                /        /           [STMA8]   PIRS 
                            P3/P4     PMA3                      | 
                              /        /                      [PRM57] 
 
November 26, 2002 mounting of the P1 truss to the left side of S0 (mission STS-113)
 
                                      /    P6 
                                     S1    |QUEST 
                                    /     Z1 / 
                                   S0      |/                   | 
            [STS113] - PMA2 - DEST/INY - UNITY - PMA1 - ZARYA - ZVEZDA - [PRM1-9] 
                                 P1       /|            |       | 
                                /        /                     PIRS 
                                      PMA3                      | 
                                       /                      [STMA1] 
 
October 10, 2002 mounting of the S1 truss to the right side of S0 (mission STS-112)
 
                                      /    P6 
                                     S1    |QUEST 
                                    /     Z1 / 
                                   S0      |/                   | 
            [STS112] - PMA2 - DEST/INY - UNITY - PMA1 - ZARYA - ZVEZDA - [PRM1-9] 
                                          /|            |       | 
                                         /           [STM34]   PIRS 
                                      PMA3                      | 
                                       / 
 
April 11, 2002 mounting of the S0 truss on the zenith side of Destiny (mission STS-110)
 
                                           P6 
                                           |QUEST 
                                    /     Z1 / 
                                   S0      |/                   | 
            [STS110] - PMA2 - DEST/INY - UNITY - PMA1 - ZARYA - ZVEZDA - [PRM1-8] 
                                          /|            |       | 
                                         /           [STM33]   PIRS 
                                      PMA3                      | 
                                       / 
 
September 17, 2001 docking of PIRS module to the nadir docking port of Zvezda
 
                                           P6 
                                           |QUEST 
                                          Z1 / 
                                           |/                   | 
                      - PMA2 - DESTINY - UNITY - PMA1 - ZARYA - ZVEZDA - [PRM45] 
                                          /|            |       | 
                                         /           [STM32]   PIRS 
                                      PMA3                      | 
                                       / 
 
July 15, 2001 berthing of airlock module QUEST to the right docking port of Unity (mission STS-104)
 
                                           P6 
                                           |QUEST 
                                          Z1 / 
                                           |/                   | 
             [STS104] - PMA2 - DESTINY - UNITY - PMA1 - ZARYA - ZVEZDA - [PRM1-6] 
                                          /|            |       | 
                                         /           [STM32] 
                                      PMA3 
                                       / 
 
March 11, 2001 relocation of PMA3 module from the nadir docking port of Unity to the left docking port of Unity (mission STS-102)
 
                                           P6 
                                           | 
                                          Z1 / 
                                           |/                   | 
             [STS102] - PMA2 - DESTINY - UNITY - PMA1 - ZARYA - ZVEZDA - [PRM44] 
                                          /|            |       | 
                                         /           [STM31] 
                                      PMA3 
                                       / 
 
February 12, 2001 relocation of PMA2 module from the truss Z1 to the fore docking port of Destiny(mission STS-98)
 
                                           P6 
                                           | 
                                          Z1 / 
                                           |/                   | 
                      - PMA2 - DESTINY - UNITY - PMA1 - ZARYA - ZVEZDA - [STM31] 
                                          /|            |       | 
                                         /PMA3 
                                           | 
                                        [STS98] 
 
February 10, 2001 berthing of DESTINY module to the fore docking port of Unity (mission STS-98)
 
                                           P6 
                                           | 
                                     PMA2-Z1 / 
                                           |/                   | 
                             - DESTINY - UNITY - PMA1 - ZARYA - ZVEZDA - [STM31] 
                                          /|            |       | 
                                         /PMA3 
                                           | 
                                        [STS98] 
 
February 10, 2001 relocation of PMA2 module from the fore docking port of Unity to the truss Z1 (mission STS-98)
 
                                           P6 
                                           | 
                                     PMA2-Z1 / 
                                           |/                   | 
                                       - UNITY - PMA1 - ZARYA - ZVEZDA - [STM31] 
                                          /|            |       | 
                                         /PMA3 
                                           | 
                                        [STS98] 
 
December 03, 2000 mounting of the P6 truss to the upper part of Z1 (mission STS-97)
 
                                           P6 
                                           | 
                                          Z1 / 
                                           |/                   | 
                        [STS97] - PMA2 - UNITY - PMA1 - ZARYA - ZVEZDA - [STM31] 
                                          /|            |       | 
                                         /PMA3 
                                           | 
 
October 16, 2000 berthing of PMA3 module to the nadir docking port of Unity (mission STS-92)
 
                                           | 
                                          Z1 / 
                                           |/                   | 
                        [STS92] - PMA2 - UNITY - PMA1 - ZARYA - ZVEZDA - [PRM1-3] 
                                          /|            |       | 
                                         /PMA3 
                                           | 
 
October 14, 2000 mounting of the Z1 truss to the zenith docking port of Unity (mission STS-92)
 
                                           | 
                                          Z1 / 
                                           |/                   | 
                        [STS92] - PMA2 - UNITY - PMA1 - ZARYA - ZVEZDA - [PRM1-3] 
                                          /|            |       | 
                                         / 
 
July 26, 2000 docking of ZVEZDA module to the aft docking port of Zarya
 
                                             / 
                                           |/                   | 
                                - PMA2 - UNITY - PMA1 - ZARYA - ZVEZDA - 
                                          /|            |       | 
                                         / 
 
December 07, 1998 berthing of complex PMA2 - Unity - PMA1 to the fore docking port of Zarya (mission STS-88)
 
                                             / 
                                           |/ 
                        [STS88] - PMA2 - UNITY - PMA1 - ZARYA - 
                                          /|            | 
                                         / 
 
November 20, 1998 launch of the Zarya core module of the ISS
 
                                                      - ZARYA - 
                                                        | 


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