The space shuttle Discovery has a 12-day mission. Following is a schedule that lists all of the crew's significant activities and televised news briefings and video packages to be broadcast on NASA TV. All times are Eastern Daylight Time.

Tuesday, July 26 (Flight Day 1):

12:00 Begin tanking and launch coverage at Kennedy Space Center (KSC) (Launch minus 10 hours and 30 minutes)

10:39am Launch

11:45am Post-Launch News Conference

12:06pm Payload bay door opening

1:44pm Remote manipulator system (RMS) checkout

2pm Ascent flight control team video replay

2:34pm RMS imagery of Ku-band antenna/ orbiter boom sensor system (OBSS) post-insertion clearance

4pm Launch engineering replays

4:39pm Crew sleep begins

5pm Mission status briefing

6pm Flight day highlights

7pm Video file

Wednesday, July 27 (Flight Day 2):

12:39am Crew wakeup

3am WB-57 Launch Video Replay

3:09am RMS checkout / centerline camera installation

3:30am Flight director update

3:54am RMS grapple of OBSS and unberth

4:09am Ku-band antenna deploy

4:39am Orbital maneuvering system (OMS) pod photography

5:24am RMS / OBSS wing leading edge and nose cap survey begins

7:29am Airlock preparations

8:39am Extravehicular mobility unit (EMU) checkout

8:54am Docking ring extension

11am Mission status briefing (flight control team video replay follows)

11:34am RMS survey of orbiter upper surfaces

3pm Video File

3:39pm Crew sleep begins

4pm Flight day highlights

6pm Post-mission management team (MMT) briefing

10pm Post-mission management team (MMT) briefing replay

11:39pm Crew wakeup

Thursday, July 28 (Flight Day 3):

1:39am Rendezvous operations begin

1:54am Playback of Ku antenna / OBSS clearance video from RMS

2:09am External tank handheld video downlink playback

2:30am Flight director update

4:40am Terminal initiation burn

6:08am Rendezvous pitch maneuver

7:18am Docking with International Space Station (ISS)

9:19am Hatch opening

9:54am OBSS grapple by Space Station remote manipulator system (SSRMS)

10:30am Mission status briefing (flight control team video replay follows)

11:44am SSRMS handoff of OBSS to Space Shuttle remote manipulator system (RMS)

2pm Video File

3:39pm Crew sleep begins

4pm Flight day highlights

6pm Post-MMT briefing

10pm MMT briefing replay

11:39pm Crew wakeup

Friday, July 29 (Flight Day 4):

12:09am ISS crew wakeup

1:44am Multi-Purpose Logistics Module (MPLM) grapple by Space Station remote manipulator system (SSRMS)

2am Flight director update

2:14am Multi-Purpose Logistics Module (MPLM) unberth

3:09am MPLM installation on Unity begins

5:39am SSRMS walkoff from Destiny to mobile base system (MBS)

6:19am U.S. audio-only Public Affairs Office (PAO) event

7:09am OBSS thermal protection system survey (if required)

10am Mission status briefing (flight control team video replay follows)

10:49am MPLM ingress

12:44pm Shuttle / ISS hatches closed

1pm Video File

3:39pm Crew sleep begins

4pm Flight day highlights

6pm Post-MMT briefing

10pm MMT briefing replay

11:39pm Crew wakeup

Saturday, July 30 (Flight Day 5):

12:09am ISS crew wakeup

1:39am First spacewalk preparations begin

2am Flight director update

2:29am SSRMS grapple of Destiny

3:29a.m. SSRMS walkoff from MBS to Destiny

4:44am Spacewalk begins

5:19am Shuttle / ISS hatches open

5:49am Thermal protection system (TPS) detailed test objective (DTO)

8:59am Control moment gyroscope (CMG) 2 patch panel reconfiguration

9:09am OBSS survey of TPS experiment box in payload bay

9:45am CMG 2 startup

10:24am Shuttle / ISS hatches closed

11:14am Spacewalk ends

11:24am Shuttle / ISS hatches open

12pm Mission status briefing (flight control team video replay follows)

3:39pm Crew sleep begins

4pm Post-MMT briefing (may be combined with earlier mission status briefing)

10pm MMT briefing replay

11:39pm Crew wakeup

Sunday, July 31 (Flight Day 6):

12:09am ISS crew wakeup

2am Flight director update

6:49am U.S. PAO event

8:39am U.S. PAO event

10am Mission status briefing (flight control team video replay follows)

10:09am Andy Thomas crew choice downlink

12:09pm Shuttle / ISS hatches closed

3:09pm Crew sleep begins

4pm Flight day highlights

6pm Post-MMT briefing

10pm MMT briefing replay

11:09pm Crew wakeup

11:39pm ISS crew wakeup

Monday, August 1 (Flight Day 7):

1:09am Second spacewalk preparations begin

1:30am Flight director update

4:14am Spacewalk begins

4:39am Shuttle / ISS hatches open; CMG 1 power is turned off

9:15am New CMG 1 checkout

9:30am New CMG 1 startup

9:54am Shuttle / ISS hatches closed

10:44am Spacewalk ends

10:54am Shuttle / ISS hatches open

11:30am Mission status briefing (flight control team video replay follows)

1pm Video File

3:09pm Crew sleep begins

4pm Flight day highlights

6pm Post-MMT briefing

10pm MMT briefing replay

11:09pm Crew wakeup

11:39pm ISS crew wakeup

Tuesday, August 2 (Flight Day 8):

1:30am Flight director update

5:59a.m. Joint crew news conference (translated sections to be broadcast after the event)

6:39am Crew off-duty period begins

6:54am Russian PAO event (translated version to be broadcast after the event)

7:54am Discovery crew-choice downlink

9:30am Mission status briefing (flight control team video replay follows)

11am Replay of joint crew news conference with translated sections

12pm Replay of Russian PAO event with translated sections

12:09pm Shuttle / ISS hatches closed

1pm Video File

3:09pm Crew sleep begins

4pm Flight day highlights

6pm Post-MMT briefing

10pm MMT briefing replay

11:09pm Crew wakeup

11:39am ISS crew wakeup

Wednesday, August 3 (Flight Day 9):

1:09am Third spacewalk preparations begin

1:30am Flight director update

4:14am Spacewalk begins

4:44am Shuttle / ISS hatches open

9:09am Shuttle / ISS hatches closed

10:14am Spacewalk ends

10:24am Shuttle / ISS hatches open

11am Mission status briefing (flight control team video replay follows)

1pm Video File

3:09pm Crew sleep begins

4pm Flight day highlights

6pm Post-MMT briefing

10pm MMT briefing replay

11:09pm Crew wakeup

11:39pm ISS crew wakeup

Thursday, August 4 (Flight Day 10):

1:30am Flight director update

2:09am MPLM egress and deactivation

5:24am U.S. PAO Event

5:19am Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency PAO event

6:30am Replay of JAXA PAO Event with translation

7:24am MPLM removed from Unity

8:30am Mission status briefing (flight control team video replay follows)

8:34am MPLM berthed in Discovery's payload bay

10:24am SSRMS grapple of OBSS from RMS

11:29am OBSS berthed in Discovery's payload bay

12pm Video File

2pm Expedition 12 /Spaceflight Participant crew news conference

3:09pm Crew sleep begins

4pm Flight day highlights

6pm Post-MMT briefing

10pm MMT briefing replay

11:09pm Crew wakeup

11:39pm ISS crew wakeup

Friday, August 5 (Flight Day 11):

1:24am Crew farewell and hatch closing

1:45am Flight director update

4:27am Undocking

4:57am Flyaround of ISS begins (may be deleted in real-time)

5:42am Initial separation maneuver

6:10am Final separation from ISS

9:30am Mission status briefing (flight control team video replay follows)

12pm Video File

1:39pm Crew sleep begins

2pm Flight day highlights

6pm Post-MMT briefing

8pm MMT briefing replay

9:39pm Crew wakeup

Saturday, August 6 (Flight Day 12):

12:39am FCS checkout / cabin stowage

1:30am Flight director update

1:49am Reaction control system (RCS) hot-fire

5:14am U.S. network round-robin in-flight interviews

7:09am Crew deorbit timeline review

9:30am Mission status briefing (flight control team video replay follows)

10:19am Ku-band antenna stowage

6pm Post-MMT briefing

1:39pm Crew sleep begins

2pm Flight day highlights

6pm Post-MMT briefing

8pm MMT briefing replay

9:39pm Crew wakeup

Sunday, August 7 (Flight Day 13):

12:44am Deorbit preparations begin

2:04am Payload bay door closing

4:44am Deorbit burn

5:33am C-band radar acquisition of Discovery through Merritt Island Landing Area (MILA)

5:46am KSC Landing

Source: NASA: Timeline of Significant Mission Events