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Mission: STS-116
Original Launch Date:
December 7, 2006
Original Launch Time: 9:35 PM EST (5:35 PM AST)
Actual Launch Date: December 9, 2006
Actual Launch Time: 8:47 PM EST (4:47 PM AST)
Orbiter: Discovery (33rd flight)
Launch Pad: 39B
Mission Duration: 12 days, 19 hours, 9 minutes
Payload: Space Station P5 integrated truss segment, SPACEHAB
Landing Date: Friday, December 22, 2006
Landing Time: 5:32 PM EST (1:32 PM AST)
Landing Site: Kennedy Space Center
Mission Elapsed Time: 12 Days, 20 Hours, 45 Minutes, 16 Seconds
Orbits: 204
Distance Traveled: 5.3 million miles
Crew: Polansky, Oefelein, Curbeam, Higginbotham, Patrick, Fuglesang, Williams, Reiter

STS-116 shuttle crew photo

NASA - Mission STS-116 Information

Watch the Shuttle Launch
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NASA - Mission Elapsed Time and Latest News

NASA - NASA's Launch Blog - Mission STS-116

NASA - NASA's Landing Blog - Mission STS-116
NASA's landing blog will begin live coverage about 2 hours prior to touchdown.

NASA - STS116 Webcast

NASA - STS-116 - Meet the Crew

NASA - Meet the Launch Team

NASA - Ask the Mission Team

Discovery crew headed to board the shuttle

Bill Oefelein's Menu While in Space

NASA - STS-116 Seating Assignments

NASA STS-116 Launch Day Image Gallery

NASA - Future Shuttle Missions

CBS News Space Place - STS-116 Status Report
This site has many great links regarding the STS-116 shuttle mission.