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August 1, 2009
Endeavour returned!

The space shuttle Endeavour and its crew including astronaut Wakata landed safely on the runway of the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) at 11:48 p.m., July 31.

July 31, 2009
Flight Day 16

The STS-127 crew members including JAXA astronaut Koichi Wakata concentrated on the preparations for landing on FD17.

July 30, 2009
Flight Day 15

Aboard the space shuttle Endeavour, the STS-127 Mission crew carried out the shuttle's heat shield inspection known as "late inspection" using Space Shuttle's robotic arm (SRMS) and the Orbiter Boom Sensor System (OBSS).

July 29, 2009
Flight Day 14

The space shuttle Endeavour with the STS-127 crew members including JAXA astronaut Koichi Wakata undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) to begin their trip home.

July 28, 2009
Flight Day 13

The 5th Extravehicular Activity (EVA#5) started at 8:33 p.m. July 27 and lasted for 4 hours 54 minutes.The EVA crew installed two video cameras (Visual Equipment: VE) on the front and back of the Kibo Exposed Facility (EF).

July 27, 2009
Flight Day 12

The Kibo Experiment Logistics Module-Exposed Section (ELM-ES) was removed from the Kibo Exposed Section (ES) and was reloaded to Endeavour's payload bay at 10:42 p.m. July 26.

July 26, 2009
Flight Day 11

Today, the STS-127 Mission and the International Space Station crewmembers took some off-duty time.

July 25, 2009
Flight Day 10

On the flight day (FD) 10, the crew conducted the EVA#4 and continued changing the batteries on the P6 truss, part of which was deferred task from the EVA#3.

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