Detail View: NASA Kennedy Center Media Archive Collection: KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Payload Changeout Room at Launch Pad 39A, technicians work the Payload Ground-Handling Mechanism hook instrumentation unit to move the U.S. Lab Destiny out of the payload canister and into the PCR. The Lab will then be transferred to the payload bay of Atlantis for mission STS-98. Destiny, a key element in the construction of the International Space Station is designed for space science experiments. STS-98 is the seventh construction flight to the ISS. Launch of STS-98 is scheduled for Jan. 19 at 2:11 a.m. EST

Description: 
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Payload Changeout Room at Launch Pad 39A, technicians work the Payload Ground-Handling Mechanism hook instrumentation unit to move the U.S. Lab Destiny out of the payload canister and into the PCR. The Lab will then be transferred to the payload bay of Atlantis for mission STS-98. Destiny, a key element in the construction of the International Space Station is designed for space science experiments. STS-98 is the seventh construction flight to the ISS. Launch of STS-98 is scheduled for Jan. 19 at 2:11 a.m. EST
Release Date: 
01/03/2001
Photo Credit: 
NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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-0090
UID: 
SPD-KSCMA-KSC-01PP-0090
original url: 
http://mediaarchive.ksc.nasa.gov/detail.cfm?mediaid=7154