These scripts enable navigation. It requires javascript be enabled in your browser. Human Space Flight WebHuman Space Flight WebHuman Space Flight WebHuman Space Flight WebHuman Space Flight WebHuman Space Flight WebHuman Space Flight WebHuman Space Flight WebHuman Space Flight Web
Skip navigation to content.
Human Space Flight WebReturn to Human Space Flight home page
Human Space Flight Web
Human Space Flight Web

STS-126 Shuttle Mission Imagery
Space Shuttle Endeavour
high res (0.5 M) low res (53 K)
STS126-S-038 (14 Nov. 2008) --- Against a black sky, the Space Shuttle Endeavour and its seven-member STS-126 crew head toward Earth orbit and a scheduled link-up with the International Space Station. Liftoff was on time at 7:55 p.m. (EST) on Nov. 14, 2008 from launch pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center. Onboard are astronauts Chris Ferguson, commander; Eric Boe, pilot; Steve Bowen, Shane Kimbrough, Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper, Donald Pettit and Sandra Magnus, all mission specialists. Magnus will join Expedition 18 in progress to serve as a flight engineer aboard the ISS. The mission will feature four spacewalks and work that will prepare the space station to house six crew members for long-duration missions.

Curator: JSC PAO Web Team | Responsible NASA Official: Amiko Kauderer | Updated: 11/13/2012
Privacy Policy and Important Notices