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Ownership of Node 3, the final European-built habitable module for the International Space Station (ISS), was transferred from the European Space Agency to NASA on 20 November 2009. Node 3 will now begin final activities prior to its launch to the ISS on the STS-130 mission in February 2010. ESA's Cupola was mated to Node 3 in September 2009. Both Node 3 and the Cupola will help in the efficient exploitation of ISS operations and provide the accommodation for facilities intended to improve the well-being of the crew.