Detail View: NASA Great Images in Nasa Collection: STS-70 Rollout

Title: 
STS-70 Rollout
Full Description: 
The Crawler Transporter brings the Space Shuttle Discovery on its Mobile Launcher Platform into position at Launch Pad 39B, following rollout from the Vehicle Assembly Building. The Fixed Service Structure and the Rotating Service Structure, permanent parts of the launch pad, are left of the Shuttle. Discovery and its crew of five are targeted for a June 8 liftoff on a satellite deployment mission, STS-70. Meanwhile, sister ship Atlantis is poised for launch from Pad 39A on a mission to rendezvous and dock with the Russian Mir Space Station. Atlantis is scheduled to lift off on STS-71 no earlier than June 22.
Date: 
5/11/1995
NASA Center: 
Kennedy Space Center
Subject Category: 
Space Shuttle
Keywords: 
Discovery
Audience: 
General Public
facet_what: 
Russian Mir Space Station
facet_where: 
Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
facet_when: 
5-11-1995
facet_when_year: 
1995
Image #: 
95PC-0668
original url: 
http://grin.hq.nasa.gov/ABSTRACTS/GPN-2000-000974.html
UID: 
SPD-GRIN-GPN-2000-000974
Center: 
KSC
Center Number: 
95PC-0668
GRIN DataBase Number: 
GPN-2000-000974
Creator-Photographer: 
NASA
Original Source: 
DIGITAL