ExPRESS Logistics Carrier – 4

ELC-4 was launched aboard Space Shuttle Discovery STS-133 on its last flight on Feb 24, 2011. It was part of the payload bay cargo along with the Permanent Multipurpose Module (PMM) “Leonardo”.

STS-133

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Original configuration keel or inboard side
FRAM 1 empty
FRAM 2 empty
FRAM 3 empty
FRAM 4 empty
FRAM 5 empty

Original configuration top or outboard side
Heat Rejection System Radiator (HRSR)

ELC-4 is located on the S3 truss at the PAS-4 attachment site next to ESP-3.

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HTV-2

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The HTV-2 was launched on Jan 22, 2011 that carried payloads for ISS including the FHRC and the CTC-4. Because it was launched before STS-133, these payloads were temporarily held on DEXTRE.
On April 9, 2011 the FHRC was permanently placed on ELC-4 via DEXTRE.

Inboard configuration
FRAM 1 empty
FRAM 2 empty
FRAM 3 empty
FRAM 4 empty
FRAM 5 Flex Hose Rotary Coupler (FHRC1005)

Download file here

STS-135

Space Shuttle Atlantis on its last flight STS-135 on July 8, 2011 brought the Robotic Refueling Mission (RRM).
On Sep 2, 2011, DEXTRE installed the RRM and CTC-4 on ELC-4.

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Inboard configuration
FRAM 1 Cargo Transport Container (CTC-4)
FRAM 2 empty
FRAM 3 Robotic Refueling Mission (RRM)
FRAM 4 empty
FRAM 5 FHRC1005

Download file here

HTV-4

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HTV-4 launched on Aug 3, 2013 carried several payloads including the Utility Transfer Assembly (UTA), which was transferred to ELC-4 pallet by DEXTRE.

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Inboard configuration
FRAM 1 CTC-4
FRAM 2 empty
FRAM 3 RRM
FRAM 4 Utility Transfer Assembly (UTA)
FRAM 5 FHRC1005

Download file here

Dragon CRS-10

CRS-10 trunk

The RRM was removed from ELC-4 by DEXTRE during CRS-10 robotics operations on March 6, 2017.

The SAGE III was installed onto ELC-4 replacing RRM.

Inboard configuration
FRAM 1 CTC-4
FRAM 2 empty
FRAM 3 SAGE III
FRAM 4 Utility Transfer Assembly (UTA)
FRAM 5 FHRC1005

Download file here

Configuration as of this post (March 2017)

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