Detail View: NASA Kennedy Center Media Archive Collection: KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Under wispy white clouds, Space Shuttle Atlantis slowly moves toward the Rotating and Fixed Service Structures on Launch Pad 39A. The 80-foot-tall white lighting mast is seen atop the FSS. Atlantis will fly on mission STS-98, the seventh construction flight to the International Space Station, carrying the U.S. Laboratory, named Destiny. The lab will have five system racks already installed inside the module. After delivery of electronics in the lab, electrically powered attitude control for Control Moment Gyroscopes will be activated. Atlantis is scheduled for launch no earlier than Jan. 19, 2001, with a crew of five

Description: 
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Under wispy white clouds, Space Shuttle Atlantis slowly moves toward the Rotating and Fixed Service Structures on Launch Pad 39A. The 80-foot-tall white lighting mast is seen atop the FSS. Atlantis will fly on mission STS-98, the seventh construction flight to the International Space Station, carrying the U.S. Laboratory, named Destiny. The lab will have five system racks already installed inside the module. After delivery of electronics in the lab, electrically powered attitude control for Control Moment Gyroscopes will be activated. Atlantis is scheduled for launch no earlier than Jan. 19, 2001, with a crew of five
Release Date: 
01/03/2001
Photo Credit: 
NASA
Release: 
National Aeronautics and Space Administration John F. Kennedy Space Center Kennedy Space Center, Florida 32899
facet_what: 
Destiny
facet_where: 
Florida
facet_when: 
01-03-2001
facet_when_year: 
2001
Photo Number: 
KSC-01PP-0015
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SPD-KSCMA-KSC-01PP-0015
original url: 
http://mediaarchive.ksc.nasa.gov/detail.cfm?mediaid=7079