STS-126 will include the Leonardo Multi-Purpose Logistics Module (MPLM). STS-126 is the next Space Shuttle mission to the International Space Station (ISS) which will be flown by Space Shuttle Endeavour. The purpose of the ISS mission, named ULF2, is to deliver equipment and supplies to the station, and to service the Solar Alpha Rotary Joints (SARJs) and repair the problem in the starboard SARJ that has limited its use since STS-120. Launch of STS-126 is targeted for November 14, 2008.
Mission name STS-126
Space Shuttle Endeavor
Launch pad LC-39A
Launch date November 14, 2008, Approx. 8:43 p.m. EST (0143 UTC Nov. 13)
Landing November 27, 2008, Approx. 2:45 p.m. EST (1945 UTC)