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Mission "STS-106"


BRIEFLY ABOUT MISSION
Registration number 2000-053A / 26489
Time and date of launch (UTC) 12h.45m.47s.   September 08, 2000
Launch site Cape Canaveral, LC 39-B
Launch vehicle Shuttle
Payload mass (kg)
Orbital parameters:
   - inclination (degrees) 51.6
   - period (minutes) 89.3
   - perigee (km) 159
   - apogee (km) 325
Time and date of landing (wheel stop, UTC) 07h.58m.01s.   September 20, 2000
   - rollout time (sec.) 73
Place of landing Runway 15, Kennedy Space Center, FL
Duration 11d.19h.12m.14s.
Distance (km) 9.1 million
Number of revolutions around Earth 185
Summary 22nd fly of space shuttle "Atlantis". 4th manned fly to ISS (flight ISS-2A.2b). Delivery of supplies to ISS. Unloading of cargo spacecraft "Progress M1-3" .



CREW
Ord.
num.
Status Main Backup Reserved
1 Cdr Wilcutt, Terrence Wade

2 Plt Altman, Scott Douglas

3 MS Burbank, Daniel Christopher

4 MS Lu, Edward Tsang

5 MS/FE Mastracchio, Richard Alan

6 MS Malenchenko, Yuri Ivanovich

7 MS Morukov, Boris Vladimirovich

Call sign Atlantis


TIMELINE
Date Time (UTC) Spaceship's revo-
lution number
Station's revo-
lution number
Explanation
Sep 08, 2000 12:45:47 1 ISS:10303 Lift-off Shuttle, mission "STS-106" , flight ISS-2A.2b (crew: Wilcutt,   Altman,   Burbank,   Lu,   Mastracchio,   Malenchenko,   Morukov ).
Sep 10, 2000 05:51:25 28 ISS:10330 Docking of "STS-106"   mission spacecraft (crew: Wilcutt,   Altman,   Burbank,   Lu,   Mastracchio,   Malenchenko,   Morukov ) to PMA-2   of module "Unity"   of orbital complex ISS   - "Progress M1-3" .
Sep 11, 2000 04:47 43 ISS:10345 Beginning of EVA ( Lu,   Malenchenko ); mission "STS-106" .
Sep 11, 2000 11:01 47 ISS:10349 Ending of EVA ( Lu,   Malenchenko ), duration 6:14; mission "STS-106" .
Sep 12, 2000 02:40 57 ISS:10359 Opened first hatch (PMA-2) between Shuttle and ISS (crew of mission "STS-106" : Wilcutt,   Altman,   Burbank,   Lu,   Mastracchio,   Malenchenko,   Morukov ).

Crew of modules "Zvezda" , "Zarya"   and "Unity"   of ISS after hatches' opening: Wilcutt,   Altman,   Burbank,   Lu,   Mastracchio,   Malenchenko,   Morukov.
Sep 12, 2000 02:47 57 ISS:10359 Opened the module Unity hatch of ISS (crew of mission "STS-106" : Wilcutt,   Altman,   Burbank,   Lu,   Mastracchio,   Malenchenko,   Morukov ).
Sep 12, 2000 04:15? 58 ISS:10360 Opened the hatch leading to module Zarya of ISS (crew of mission "STS-106" : Wilcutt,   Altman,   Burbank,   Lu,   Mastracchio,   Malenchenko,   Morukov ).
Sep 12, 2000 05:20 59 ISS:10361 Opened the hatch leading from Zarya to Zvezda of ISS (crew of mission "STS-106" : Wilcutt,   Altman,   Burbank,   Lu,   Mastracchio,   Malenchenko,   Morukov ).
Sep 12, 2000 06:22 59 ISS:10361 Opened the hatch of cargo ship "Progress M1-3" , which was docked to ISS earlier (crew of mission "STS-106" : Wilcutt,   Altman,   Burbank,   Lu,   Mastracchio,   Malenchenko,   Morukov ).
Sep 17, 2000 12:01 141 ISS:10443 Closed (last of 11) hatch (PMA-2) between Shuttle (mission "STS-106" ) and ISS; duration 5d09h21m.

There is nobody at the ISS.
Sep 18, 2000 03:46 152 ISS:10454 Undocking of "STS-106"   mission spacecraft (crew: Wilcutt,   Altman,   Burbank,   Lu,   Mastracchio,   Malenchenko,   Morukov ) from PMA-2   of module "Unity"   of orbital complex ISS   - "Progress M1-3" .
Sep 20, 2000 06:50 185 ISS:10487 Deorbit burn of Shuttle, mission "STS-106"   (crew: Wilcutt,   Altman,   Burbank,   Lu,   Mastracchio,   Malenchenko,   Morukov ).
Sep 20, 2000 07:58:01 186 ISS:10488 Landing of Shuttle, mission "STS-106"   (crew: Wilcutt,   Altman,   Burbank,   Lu,   Mastracchio,   Malenchenko,   Morukov ).

Sources:
  Mission Control Center (TsUP) from 2007
  CBS News
  Spaceflight now
  Alexander Zheleznyakov
  journal "Novosti Kosmonavtiki" ("News of Cosmonautics") from 1993 till our time
  journal "Kosmonavtika, astronomiya" ("Cosmonautics, astronomy") 1983-1991 years
  book "Evolution of vehicle-creating and cosmonautics in the USSR" by Valentin P. Glushko, Moscow, 1987
  Jonathan's Space Report
  and many other people and editions
  


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