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Post-landing comments from crew



Running Time: 5 min 01 sec
File Size: 181 MB

The space shuttle Endeavour astronauts make a few comments from the Kennedy Space Center runway after the landing.

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Astronauts examine shuttle Endeavour on the runway



Running Time: 9 min 47 sec
File Size: 372 MB

The six astronauts have left the Crew Transport Vehicle for the traditional walkaround look at the space shuttle on the runway. There to greet them are NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden and KSC Center Director Bob Cabana, both former astronauts themselves.

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Landing of shuttle Endeavour



Running Time: 2 min 54 sec
File Size: 101 MB

Shuttle Endeavour and crew safely return from their mission to bring Tranquility to the International Space Station and throw open the curtains to a spectacular bay window view on our home planet.

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Landing Replays: Edge of runway



Running Time: 58 sec
File Size: 37 MB

Space shuttle Endeavour swooped out of the nighttime darkness and makes its tire-smoking landing at Kennedy Space Center. (Replay includes live landing audio).

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Landing Replays: Mid-field



Running Time: 1 min 47 sec
File Size: 68 MB

From a viewing spot at the middle point of the 15,000-foot long Shuttle Landing Facility runway, this video shows Endeavour touching down. (Replay includes live landing audio).

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Landing Replays: Runway south



Running Time: 1 min 11 sec
File Size: 45 MB

A camera positioned on the southern end of Kennedy Space Center's three-mile Shuttle Landing Facility runway shows Endeavour rolling down Runway 15. (Replay includes live landing audio).

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Landing Replays: VAB roof



Running Time: 1 min 49 sec
File Size: 68 MB

From atop the 52-story Vehicle Assembly Building located southeast of the Shuttle Landing Facility, this video was recorded by a public affairs camera. (Replay includes live landing audio).

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Landing Replays: East side of runway



Running Time: 1 min 50 sec
File Size: 69 MB

Shuttle Endeavour's homecoming at Kennedy Space Center's Shuttle Landing Facility as seen from the tower camera located on the eastern side on the runway. (Replay includes live landing audio).

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Endeavour's launch as seen live



Running Time: 3 min 46 sec
File Size: 137 MB

Riding a thunderous pillar of fire and light into the predawn sky today, shuttle Endeavour began its two-week space station construction mission that will install the Tranquility hub and observation cupola on the international outpost.

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Launch Replays: Front camera



Running Time: 1 min 4 sec
File Size: 38 MB

Footage of space shuttle Endeavour's climb away into the sky is captured from this camera positioned in front of launch pad 39A. (Replay includes live launch audio).

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Launch Replays: Playalinda Beach



Running Time: 2 min 15 sec
File Size: 82 MB

This tracking camera north of launch pad 39A along Playalinda Beach offers a close-up view of the three main engines and solid rocket boosters during Endeavour's climb out. (Replay includes live launch audio).

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Launch Replays: Beach tracker



Running Time: 2 min 39 sec
File Size: 96 MB

A tracking camera at positioned on a mound along beach southeast of launch pad 39A provides this angle of space shuttle Endeavour's liftoff. (Replay includes live launch audio).

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Launch Replays: VIP Site



Running Time: 36 sec
File Size: 21 MB

This view of space shuttle Endeavour's liftoff is captured from the Banana Creek viewing site for VIPs. (Replay includes live launch audio).

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Launch Replays: Pad perimeter



Running Time: 32 sec
File Size: 19 MB

The launch pad 39A perimeter camera gives this side view of the space shuttle igniting its engines and roaring skyward for STS-130. (Replay includes live launch audio).

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Launch Replays: VAB roof



Running Time: 2 min 33 sec
File Size: 93 MB

From atop the 52-story Vehicle Assembly Building located three-and-a-half miles away, this launch video was recorded by a public affairs camera. (Replay includes live launch audio).

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Launch Replays: Camera 070



Running Time: 24 sec
File Size: 13 MB

Launch pad engineering camera 070 provides a front view of space shuttle Endeavour during ignition of the main engines and the billowing plume of stream in the last seconds of the countdown. (Replay includes live launch audio).

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Launch Replays: Camera 071



Running Time: 22 sec
File Size: 12 MB

Launch pad engineering camera 071 is zoomed in on space shuttle Endeavour's three main engines to give this close-up view during ignition. (Replay includes live launch audio).

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Launch Replays: UCS-23 tracker



Running Time: 2 min 36 sec
File Size: 95 MB

This video of space shuttle Endeavour's launch on STS-130 was captured by the UCS-23 tracking camera positioned southeast of the pad. (Replay includes live launch audio).

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Launch Replays: Press Site



Running Time: 43 sec
File Size: 26 MB

This is the view from Kennedy Space Center's Press Site at Complex 39 as space shuttle Endeavour launches on the STS-130 space station mission. (Replay includes live launch audio).

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Astronauts leave crew quarters



Running Time: 2 min 50 sec
File Size: 104 MB

The crew of commander George Zamka, pilot Terry Virts and mission specialists Kay Hire, Steve Robinson, Nick Patrick and Bob Behnken emerge from their quarters to board the AstroVan.

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Post-scrub update



Running Time: 7 min 24 sec
File Size: 268 MB

Assistant launch director Pete Nickolenko explains the weather constraints the forced NASA to scrub the February 7 launch attempt of shuttle Endeavour.

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Low clouds scrub launch attempt



Running Time: 6 min 44 sec
File Size: 247 MB

Low clouds hanging over the Kennedy Space Center prevented the space shuttle Endeavour from launching February 7 on its mission to the International Space Station.

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Crew quarters depart on Feb. 7



Running Time: 4 min 2 sec
File Size: 146 MB

In preparation for the February 7 launch attempt, the space shuttle Endeavour astronauts depart crew quarters and board the AstroVan for the ride to pad 39A.

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Suiting up for Feb. 7 countdown



Running Time: 2 min 22 sec
File Size: 87 MB

The space shuttle Endeavour astronauts finish getting ready in the suit room of the crew quarters building in preparation for the February 7 launch attempt.

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Endeavour's pre-launch campaign



Running Time: 9 min 19 sec
File Size: 336 MB

This narrated footage shows the highlights from preparations that space shuttle Endeavour underwent at Kennedy Space Center for mission STS-130 to the International Space Station.

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Payloads' pre-launch campaign



Running Time: 13 min 32 sec
File Size: 489 MB

This narrated footage shows the preparations that the STS-130 mission payloads -- Tranquility and the cupola -- underwent at Kennedy Space Center for launch to the International Space Station aboard shuttle Endeavour.

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Pad gantry rollback unveils Endeavour



Running Time: 9 min 40 sec
File Size: 369 MB

Under sparkling blue skies, space shuttle Endeavour is uncovered from the cocoon-like service gantry at launch pad 39A the day before liftoff.

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Astronauts arrive for launch



Running Time: 6 min 24 sec
File Size: 231 MB

Ready to begin counting down to their blastoff aboard the space shuttle Endeavour, the six astronauts traveled from their Houston training base to the Kennedy Space Center on February 2.

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Payload bay doors closed



Running Time: 2 min 33 sec
File Size: 93 MB

The two 60-foot-long payload bay doors of space shuttle Endeavour are closed for launch at Kennedy Space Center's pad 39A in preparation for the STS-130 flight to the International Space Station.

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Astronauts visit payload bay



Running Time: 2 min 28 sec
File Size: 90 MB

With the Tranquility module now loaded into the payload bay of space shuttle Endeavour at launch pad 39A, the STS-130 astronauts take a tour and get an up-close inspection of their cargo.

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Shuttle evacuation practice



Running Time: 2 min 58 sec
File Size: 107 MB

After clocks halted in the final seconds to simulate a shutdown of the three main engines just prior to liftoff, the crew exits the shuttle and practices scurrying to the slide-wire baskets for a quick evacuation of the pad.

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Crew boards Endeavour for simulation



Running Time: 5 min 54 sec
File Size: 214 MB

After the short ride out to launch pad 39A, the astronauts walk across the access arm to the White Room and begin boarding shuttle Endeavour for the final three hours of the mock countdown.

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Launch day simulation begins



Running Time: 6 min 47 sec
File Size: 248 MB

The astronauts follow a normal launch morning routine during the Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test, donning their bright orange spacesuits and departing the crew quarters building to get into the Astrovan.

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Emergency training at bunker



Running Time: 2 min 54 sec
File Size: 106 MB

Down at the bunker west of launch pad 39A, the astronauts continue their emergency procedures training on how to exit the slide-wire baskets and operate equipment in the shelter.

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Emergency training on tower



Running Time: 5 min 06 sec
File Size: 186 MB

The astronauts spend time learning how to evacuate pad 39A if an emergency arises, including procedures to operate the slide-wire baskets that would quickly whisk the crew from the launch tower to a bunker west of the pad.

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Update on cooling hose fix



Running Time: 1 min 20 sec
File Size: 49 MB

Bob Behnken, the lead spacewalker for space shuttle Endeavour's STS-130 mission, says the fix being implemented on the ammonia cooling lines for the Tranquility module is running ahead of schedule.

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Thoughts on shuttle retirement



Running Time: 40 sec
File Size: 25 MB

Endeavour astronaut Steve Robinson, a long-time veteran space flier, answers a reporter's question about upcoming end of the space shuttle program during a press chat at launch pad 39A.

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Tank test driving



Running Time: 5 min 44 sec
File Size: 209 MB

Endeavour's astronauts take turns test-driving an armored tank available for the crew to escape the pad 39A area if an emergency arises during the launch countdown.

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Nighttime landing simulations



Running Time: 9 min 22 sec
File Size: 337 MB

Commander George Zamka and pilot Terry Virts, wearing their launch and entry spacesuits, climb inside a pair of Shuttle Training Aircraft for practice nighttime landing approaches at Kennedy Space Center's runway during the Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test.

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Crew begins practice countdown



Running Time: 6 min 19 sec
File Size: 225 MB

Commander George Zamka and his crew of space station builders reached Kennedy Space Center at sundown January 18 for the week's emergency training exercises and a countdown dress rehearsal.

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Tranquility reaches pad 39A



Running Time: 6 min 37 sec
File Size: 240 MB

The Tranquility module that'll be a new room with a view for the International Space Station was trucked to space shuttle Endeavour's launch pad on January 18.

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Canister goes upright



Running Time: 4 min 35 sec
File Size: 166 MB

The transportation canister hauling the Tranquility payload is taken to the rotating building at Kennedy Space Center and turned vertically for delivery to the launch pad.

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Packing up the payload



Running Time: 6 min 42 sec
File Size: 246 MB

Tranquility is loaded into a special transport canister shaped like the shuttle's 60-foot-long payload bay at Kennedy Space Center's Space Station Processing Facility for transport to the pad.

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Frigid journey to launch pad



Running Time: 6 min 12 sec
File Size: 226 MB

Working through bone-chilling temperatures gripping the Kennedy Space Center, a small team of technicians moved Endeavour from the Vehicle Assembly Building to the launch pad on January 6.

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Tranquility sealed up for launch



Running Time: 4 min 38 sec
File Size: 169 MB

The entrance hatch on Tranquility was closed December 16 to ready the module for launch aboard shuttle Endeavour to the International Space Station.

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Hoisting shuttle Endeavour



Running Time: 6 min 04 sec
File Size: 221 MB

The shuttle Endeavour is hoisted from the center aisle of the Vehicle Assembly Building over to high bay No. 1 and carefully lowered into position next to the awaiting fuel tank for attachment.

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Orbiter goes vertical



Running Time: 5 min 08 sec
File Size: 187 MB

The sling crane lifts Endeavour from the transport hauler that carried the orbiter from its hangar and then rotates the shuttle verticallly in the center aisle of the Vehicle Assembly Building.

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Endeavour moves to assembly building



Running Time: 8 min 42 sec
File Size: 318 MB

Space shuttle Endeavour rolled from its Orbiter Processing Facility hangar to the Vehicle Assembly Building on the afternoon of December 11 to begin preparing for the first mission of 2010.

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Endeavour nearly ready to roll



Running Time: 6 min 50 sec
File Size: 250 MB

With Endeavour's payload bay doors already closed and locked, technicians put the final touches on the shuttle before its departure from the hangar.

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External tank meets SRBs



Running Time: 12 min 37 sec
File Size: 462 MB

The external fuel tank for shuttle Endeavour's STS-130 mission was hoisted out of its checkout cell and moved into position for attachment to the twin solid rocket booster in the Vehicle Assembly Building on November 23.

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Installing the main engines



Running Time: 3 min 5 sec
File Size: 114 MB

The third of space shuttle Endeavour's three main engines is installed on the orbiter during pre-flight preparation work at Kennedy Space Center.

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Crew visits Endeavour in the hangar



Running Time: 5 min 9 sec
File Size: 187 MB

Members of the STS-130 crew to launch aboard space shuttle Endeavour visited Kennedy Space Center in early November for an up-close inspection of their spacecraft.

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Crew checks out mission's payloads



Running Time: 4 min 46 sec
File Size: 175 MB

As part of the Crew Equipment Interface Test activities in early November, the astronauts got to lay their hands on the Tranquility module at the Space Station Processing Facility.

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External tank unloaded from barge



Running Time: 3 min 43 sec
File Size: 136 MB

Shuttle Endeavour's external tank is unloaded from its covered barge and moved to the Vehicle Assembly Building to begin preparations for STS-130.

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Tank arrives at launch site



Running Time: 4 min 37 sec
File Size: 169 MB

The external fuel tank for Endeavour travels up the Cape Canaveral waterway and arrives at the Kennedy Space Center on October 24 aboard a transport barge from the Lockheed Martin manufacturing plant near New Orleans.

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Cupola attached to Tranquility



Running Time: 2 min 37 sec
File Size: 94 MB

The Cupola is slid into berthing port on the Tranquility module and attached on September 1 for its upcoming ride to the International Space Station.

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Windows on the Universe



Running Time: 3 min 42 sec
File Size: 134 MB

The seven-windowed Cupola will be the International Space Station's observing post for astronauts to see the exterior of the outpost, study the Earth and gaze into the cosmos.

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Endeavour's nose pod checked out



Running Time: 2 min 36 sec
File Size: 95 MB

Space shuttle Endeavour's forward reaction control system nose pod containing maneuvering jets and thrusters is inspected before installation onto the orbiter.

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Endeavour towed off runway



Running Time: 1 min 32 sec
File Size: 56 MB

About four hours after landing at the Kennedy Space Center on July 31, 2009, shuttle Endeavour is towed from the landing strip toward its Orbiter Processing Facility hangar to complete STS-127.

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New module welcomed



Running Time: 2 min 50 sec
File Size: 104 MB

At Kennedy Space Center's Space Station Processing Facility, the Tranquility module is unpacked and unloaded from its shipping container.

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Tranquility arrives at the Cape



Running Time: 6 min 54 sec
File Size: 251 MB

The Italian-mode Tranquility module, originally known as Node 3, arrived at the Kennedy Space Center aboard a transport aircraft from Europe on May 20.

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