Missions & Campaigns Highlights (last update 17 Jun 2010)
Node 3 and Cupola
Node 3 and Cupola were launched on the Space Shuttle Endeavour, STS-130. Shuttle flight STS-130 was launched on Monday 8 February at 10:14 CET from NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre (KSC). It delivered Node 3 (named “Tranquility” by NASA), one of the three ISS interconnecting modules that houses the life support equipment necessary for a permanent crew of six. This mission also carried the European-built Cupola observation module, a seven window dome-shaped structure from where the Space Station's robotic arm can be be operated and the crew has a panoramic view of space.