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Space Shuttle Atlantis

24 - 12 July 2001 - STS-104 - 39B - KSC - 12 days, 18 hours, 36 minutes, 39 seconds - 5,309,429 miles (8,544,698 km) - International Space Station assembly mission (carried and assembled the Quest Joint Airlock). Astronauts Michael Gernhardt and James Reilly conducted three space walks while Atlantis was docked to the ISS. STS-104 was the first shuttle mission to fly with a "Block II" SSME.
25 - 8 April 2002 - STS-110 - 39B - KSC - 10 days, 19 hours, 43 minutes, 48 seconds - 4,525,299 miles (7,282,763 km) - International Space Station assembly mission (carried and assembled the S0 truss segment) which forms the backbone of the truss structure on the ISS. STS-110 also delivered the Mobile Transporter (MT). Four spacewalks were also conducted in support of ISS construction.
26 - 7 October 2002 - STS-112 - 39B - KSC - 10 days, 19 hours, 58 minutes, 44 seconds - 4,513,015 miles (7,262,994 km) - International Space Station assembly mission (carried and assembled the S1 truss segment). Atlantis also delivered the Crew Equipment Translation Aid (CETA). Astronauts David Wolf and Piers Sellers conducted three spacewalks. A camera mounted to the shuttle's external tank captured the ascent to orbit. This was the first time such footage was recorded.
27 - 9 September 2006 - STS-115 - 39B - KSC - 11 days, 19 hours, 6 minutes, 35 seconds - 4,910,288 miles (7,902,343 km) - International Space Station resupply and construction (P3 and P4 truss segments, solar arrays 2A and 4A and batteries). STS-115 was the first assembly mission to the ISS after the Columbia disaster. A total of three spacewalks were performed, during which the crew connected the systems on the installed trusses, prepared them for deployment and did other maintenance work on the ISS.

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