Space shuttle Endeavour and its seven-member crew have set off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on July 15 at 22:03 UTC, to deliver the final segment to the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s Kibo laboratory and a new crew member to the International Space Station (ISS). Endeavour’s 16-day mission includes five spacewalks and the installation of two platforms outside the Japanese module.
Deployment of DRAGONSAT is scheduled for July 30 at 12:27 UTC.
ANDE-2 will be deployed twenty minutes later at 12:49 UTC.
Endeavour’s first landing opportunity at Kennedy is scheduled for Friday, July 31.