Detail View: NASA Kennedy Center Media Archive Collection: KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Landing lights illuminate the night sky as Space Shuttle Atlantis approaches touchdown on KSC's Shuttle Landing Facility Runway 15 to complete the 9-day, 20-hour, 9-minute-long STS-101 mission. At the controls are Commander James D. Halsell Jr. and Pilot Scott "Doc" Horowitz. Also onboard the orbiter are Mission Specialists Mary Ellen Weber, James S. Voss, Jeffrey N. Williams, Susan J. Helms and Yury Usachev of Russia. The crew is returning from the third flight to the International Space Station. This was the 98th flight in the Space Shuttle program and the 21st for Atlantis, also marking the 51st landing at KSC, the 22nd consecutive landing at KSC, and the 29th in the last 30 Shuttle flights. Main gear touchdown was at 2:20:17 a.m. EDT, landing on orbit 155 of the mission. Nose gear touchdown was at 2:20:30 a.m. EDT, and wheel stop at 2:21:19 a.m. EDT

Description: 
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Landing lights illuminate the night sky as Space Shuttle Atlantis approaches touchdown on KSC's Shuttle Landing Facility Runway 15 to complete the 9-day, 20-hour, 9-minute-long STS-101 mission. At the controls are Commander James D. Halsell Jr. and Pilot Scott "Doc" Horowitz. Also onboard the orbiter are Mission Specialists Mary Ellen Weber, James S. Voss, Jeffrey N. Williams, Susan J. Helms and Yury Usachev of Russia. The crew is returning from the third flight to the International Space Station. This was the 98th flight in the Space Shuttle program and the 21st for Atlantis, also marking the 51st landing at KSC, the 22nd consecutive landing at KSC, and the 29th in the last 30 Shuttle flights. Main gear touchdown was at 2:20:17 a.m. EDT, landing on orbit 155 of the mission. Nose gear touchdown was at 2:20:30 a.m. EDT, and wheel stop at 2:21:19 a.m. EDT
Release Date: 
05/29/2000
Photo Credit: 
NAA
Release: 
National Aeronautics and Space Administration John F. Kennedy Space Center Kennedy Space Center, Florida 32899
facet_who: 
Yury Usachev
facet_what: 
International Space Station (ISS)
facet_where: 
Florida
facet_when: 
05-29-2000
facet_when_year: 
2000
Photo Number: 
KSC-00PADIG-022
UID: 
SPD-KSCMA-KSC-00PADIG-022
original url: 
http://mediaarchive.ksc.nasa.gov/detail.cfm?mediaid=5176