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The Mission

Orbiter: Discovery
Mission: STS-114
Launch: July 26 @ 10:39 a.m. EDT (1439 GMT)
Site: Pad 39B, Kennedy Space Center, Florida
Landing: Aug. 9 @ 8:11 a.m. EDT (1211 GMT)
Site: Shuttle Landing Facility, KSC
Mission video

Pre-flight video

Master Flight Plan

Mission Status Center

NASA TV Schedule

Mission Quick-Look

Mission Keyboard Chart

Mission Preview Report

Launch Windows

Countdown Timeline

Launch Events Timeline

STS-114 Trajectory

Entry & Landing Timeline

Key Personnel List

STS-114 Story Index

The Crew

A seven-person crew, led by veteran shuttle commander Eileen Collins, will fly aboard Discovery for the shuttle return to flight mission.

Crew Quick-Look

CDR: Eileen Collins

PLT: James Kelly

MS 1: Soichi Noguchi

MS 2: Stephen Robinson

MS 3: Andrew Thomas

MS 4: Wendy Lawrence

MS 5: Charles Camarda

Spacewalk Statistics

Current Demographics

Projected Demographics

Astronaut Fatalities

The Vehicle

As America's third reusable space shuttle to fly, Discovery has successfully completed 30 missions since 1984.

STS-114 Hardware

Shuttle Flight History

Launch/Landing Chart

Human Space Missions

STS-107 Archive

Our comprehensive coverage of the Columbia disaster and its aftermath has been archived.

STS-107 Directory

Launch debris images
Posted: July 26, 2005

The top of the external fuel tank strikes a bird at liftoff.

Covers are shed from the shuttle thrusters at launch as designed. They are meant to keep water out of the thrusters on the launch pad.

A piece of tile chips off Discovery for unknown reasons.

An unknown piece of debris is shed from the external tank just after solid rocket booster separation.




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