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Atlantis Heads Toward Space Station

Monday, October 7, 2002

Space Shuttle Atlantis lifted off into clear blue Florida skies Monday afternoon, on its way to the International Space Station. Marking the 15th flight to the station, this mission will feature three space walks on the part of the crew to attach and activate the S-One Truss. Atlantis and her crew -- Mission Specialists Sandy Magnus and Dave Wolf, Pilot Pam Melroy, Commander Jeff Ashby and Mission Specialists Piers Sellers and Fyodor Yurchikhin - will dock with the International Space Station on Wednesday morning, Eastern time.

Link: NASA Human Spaceflight - Space Shuttle

Link: NASA TV - watch the action as it happens!

Shuttle Launch

Wednesday, June 5, 2002

STS-111 launched Wednesday 5 June 2002 after delays caused by a weather and a faulty valve on the Space Shuttle Endeavour. STS-111 is the 14th shuttle mission to visit the International Space Station. Endeavour will carry the Expedition Five crew to the station and return the Expedition Four crew to Earth. Also, riding in Endeavour is the Leonardo Multi-Purpose Logistics Module, which contains science equipment and supplies for the station...

More: NASA Human Spaceflight - Space Shuttle

More: NASA KSC Countdown Online - Kennedy Space Center is offering enhanced web coverage of the STS-111 mission

Shuttle Launch

Tuesday, April 2, 2002

Space Shuttle Atlantis is scheduled April 8 to launch the STS-110 flight to the International Space Station. Four space walks are scheduled during the mission.

More: NASA Human Spaceflight - Space Shuttle

More: NASA KSC - Kennedy Space Center is offering enhanced web coverage of the STS-110 mission

 

Columbia Crew on Hubble Space Telescope servicing mission

Tuesday, March 5, 2002

Columbia astronauts went on the first of first of five space walks early Sunday morning to perform a series of upgrades and repairs, including replacing the telescopes solar arrays...

More: NASA - STS-109 Columbia HST Mission -- includes link to NASA TV mission coverage... watch the action unfold as it happens!

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