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STS 135



STS 135 was launched from Cape Canaveral on 08 July 2011 at 15:29 UT by the shuttle Atlantis. It docked with the International Space Station's (ISS) Harmony module on 10 July 2011 at 15:07 UT. This shuttle launch carried a crew of four and marked the 135th and final Space Shuttle mission. The mission's primary cargo was the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module (MPLM) Raffaello and a Lightweight Multi-Purpose Carrier (LMC). The Multi-Purpose Logistics Module (MPLM) will be filled with 3919 kg of supplies for the station and its six crew members. The STS 135 mission was solely designed to stock the complex with as many supplies and spare parts as possible for sustenance of the outpost and its crews in the post-shuttle era. The mission lasted 13 days ending with a landing at Cape Canaveral on 21 July 2011 at 09:55 UT.

Alternate Names

  • 37736
  • STS135

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2011-07-08
Launch Vehicle: Shuttle
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

Funding Agency

  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (United States)


  • Resupply/Refurbishment/Repair
  • Human Crew

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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