LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Tue Mar 11 2008
United Space Alliance

STS-123

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

March 11, 2008 at 2:28 AM EDT

(March 11, 2008 at 6:28 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

March 11, 2008 at 2:28 AM EDT

(March 11, 2008 at 6:28 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

March 11, 2008 at 2:28 AM EDT

(March 11, 2008 at 6:28 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

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No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Human Exploration
    • STS-123 was a Space Shuttle mission to the International Space Station (ISS) which was flown by Space Shuttle Endeavour. STS-123 was the 1J/A ISS assembly mission. The original launch target date was 14 February 2008 but after the delay of STS-122, the shuttle was launched on 11 March 2008. It was the twenty-fifth shuttle mission to visit the ISS, and delivered the first module of the Japanese laboratory, Japanese Experiment Module (Kibō), and the Canadian Special Purpose Dexterous Manipulator, (SPDM) Dextre robotics system to the station.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

    Pad

    Launch Complex 39A