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The STS-130 Shuttle Endeavour is scheduled to launch from the Kennedy Space Centre, Florida, at 09:39 GMT, 7th February, 2010.
The Shuttle will deliver the Tranquillity connecting node and the Cupola module to the International Space Station.

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NASA has assigned the crews for space shuttle missions STS-130 and STS-131. The STS-130 mission will deliver a third
connecting module to the International Space Station and a seven-windowed cupola to be used as a control room for robotics. The STS-131 mission will deliver research and science experiment equipment, a new sleeping area and supplies to the station in a logistics module carried in the shuttle's payload bay.
 Marine Col. George Zamka will command the shuttle Endeavour during STS-130, targeted for launch in December 2009. Air Force Col. Terry Virts, Jr., will serve as the pilot. Mission specialists are NASA astronauts Air Force Lt. Col. Robert Behnken, Nicholas Patrick, Kathryn Hire and Stephen Robinson. Virts will be making his first trip to space.

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