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STS-136A


Flight cancelled after the Columbia disaster. Would have flown ISS assembly mission ISS-18A. The first US Crew Return Vehicle (CRV) would have been delivered to the station.

Flight delayed after the Columbia disaster. No crew had been named at the time of the loss of Columbia. STS-136 was to have flown ISS assembly mission ISS-18A. The first US Crew Return Vehicle (CRV) would have been delivered to the station.

First Launch: Spring 2007.

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STS-136A Chronology


Spring 2007 - .
  • STS-136 (cancelled) - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Program: ISS. Flight: STS-136A. Spacecraft: Discovery. Summary: Flight delayed after the Columbia disaster. No crew had been named at the time of the loss of Columbia. STS-136 was to have flown ISS assembly mission ISS-18A. The first US Crew Return Vehicle (CRV) would have been delivered to the station..

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