Topics: Space Exploration - STS-130 STS-130


STS-130 (ISS assembly flight 20A)[5] is the next scheduled space shuttle mission to the International Space Station (ISS). This 32nd flight to the ISS will use Space Shuttle Endeavour, and is currently targeted for a 7 February 2010 launch. Launch time is 4:39 A.M. EST.

The primary payloads are scheduled to be the Tranquility module and the Cupola, a robotic control station with six windows around its sides and another in the center that provides a 360-degree view around the station.


Commander: George D. Zamka, Second spaceflight

Pilot: Terry Virts, First spaceflight

Mission Specialist 1: Kathryn P. Hire, Second spaceflight

Mission Specialist 2: Stephen Robinson, Flight Engineer, Fourth spaceflight

Mission Specialist 3: Nicholas Patrick, Second spaceflight

Mission Specialist 4: Robert L. Behnken, Second spaceflight STS-130
STS-130 Mission insignia
Image: NASA