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Default STS-134 Updates
by Kyle 02-22-2010, 10:17 PM



SOURCE OF ARTICLE: http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2010/...-next-mission/

''STS-134 will be the 133rd flight of the Space Shuttle Program (SSP) and the 25th and final voyage of the orbiter Endeavour, which began service in May 1992 on STS-49.
Carrying an ISS mission designation of ULF-6 (Utilization and Logistics Flight 6), STS-134 was officially baselined into the Flight Definition and Requirements Document (FDRD) on June 25, 2009 (several mission baselines available on L2) – initiating production of flight processes to support a No Earlier Than launch date of July 29, 2010.

AMS-02 – weighing 15,300lbs – will have four longeron payload latches and one active keel latch for its attachment to the payload bay sidewalls of Endeavour. Additionally, once on orbit, Remotely Operated Electrical Umbilicals (ROEU) will provide AMS-02 with 124V of power for its heaters and avionics. Prior to liftoff, this power will be provided via the T0 umbilicals on the launch pad. These T0 umbilicals will also allow launch personnel to monitor the health of AMS-02 prior to liftoff and make sure that Launch Commit Criteria for the AMS-02 are not breached.''

1981-2010. Americas Space Shuttle draws to a close with this Mission.

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Old 02-27-2010, 03:37 PM   #2
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STS-134 patch preview from collectSPACE:

http://www.collectspace.com/ubb/Foru...ML/000739.html


I'm not too mad about this one. It just doesn't make me go "wow" when I look at it.
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Old 02-27-2010, 06:01 PM   #3
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 STS-134 patch preview from collectSPACE:

www.collectspace.com/ubb/Forum18/HTML/000739.html


I'm not too mad about this one. It just doesn't make me go "wow" when I look at it.
Unique, thats for sure. Never seen a patch shaped like that. I like it actually.

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Old 02-27-2010, 07:58 PM   #4
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 Unique, thats for sure. Never seen a patch shaped like that. I like it actually.
I must admit, it's growing on me!

I'm just surprised the patch doesn't make any reference to this mission being Endeavour's final flight.
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Old 03-06-2010, 06:31 PM   #5
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Possible mission swap with STS-134 and STS-133

http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2010/...rge-ams-delay/
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Mission patch now updated to include Endeavour's name.

http://www.spaceflight.nasa.gov/gall...134-s-001.html

This patch has won me over. Now I love it!

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Old 03-11-2010, 04:34 AM   #7
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I like the design, and I like that they put the name on the patch. But just kinda sticking it on the side of the orbiter in an arial font looks.....a little tacky in my opinion.
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 I like the design, and I like that they put the name on the patch. But just kinda sticking it on the side of the orbiter in an arial font looks.....a little tacky in my opinion.
Actually it looks like Helvetica, judging by the shape of the "r" at the end, the tail on the "a" and the horizontal cut on the "e". The other letters are virtually identical between the two typefaces anyway. Helvetica is the font used on the side of the real space shuttle, so it is in some way appropriate.
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Old 03-12-2010, 03:55 AM   #9
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okay. helvetica. I knew it was the same font as the shuttle. I guess it just looks at bit big to me. Though, looking at it a little more, it does start to grow on me. I especially like the sun-sprite-thing.

And that is why I'm not a graphic designer.
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Old 03-12-2010, 05:32 PM   #10
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STS-134 crew portrait.


Hi-res: http://www.spaceflight.nasa.gov/gall...s134-s-002.jpg

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STS-134's going to be NASA's final science related manned space flight with AMS-02. So the patch is appropriate in that sense too.
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Old 03-17-2010, 11:06 PM   #12
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STS-134 mission poster.

http://sfa.jsc.nasa.gov/MISSIONPOSTE...er%20lores.pdf
(PDF, 156 KB.)

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I love the mission poster and the crew portrait!
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Old 03-18-2010, 05:14 AM   #14
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I find that poster terribly hysterical. The patch is pretty cool though.
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Old 03-27-2010, 06:48 PM   #15
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Couple of facts for this mission
1) Final Space Shuttle flight
2) Final flight of Endeavour
3) OBSS left on ISS
4) Last EVA's preformed by a Space Shuttle
5) Last science related Shuttle mission payload (AMS-02)
Feel free to add on

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