Posts Tagged ‘Extension’

MAF close out 2008 with the phenomenal performance of ET-129


Four missions, four clean tanks – that’s what the 2008 report card notes for the Michoud Assembly Facility (MAF), with the last mission of the year – STS-126…

Return to SSME – Ares V undergoes evaluation into potential switch


Constellation engineers are carrying out an evaluation process into a potential option of going back to the SSME (Space Shuttle Main Engine) on the Ares V first stage,…

STS-119/Discovery rollover date changed as 2009 shuttle schedule realigns


Only around five weeks will separate Endeavour’s return home from her STS-126 mission, and when Discovery is due to rollover to the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) ahead of…