STS-97 (100)

Endeavour (15)
Pad 39-B () (estimated)
100th Shuttle Mission (estimated)
15th Flight OV-105 (estimated)

Crew:

Brent W. Jett (3), Commander
Michael J. Bloomfield (2), Pilot
Joseph R. Tanner (3), Mission Specialist
Carlos I. Noriega (2), Mission Specialist
Marc Garneau (3), (Canada) Mission Specialist

Milestones:

OPF --
VAB --
PAD --

Payload:

Space Station Flight ISS-04-4A (PV Module P6)

Mission Objectives:

STS-97 will build and enhance the capabilities of the International Space Station.It will deliver the first set of U.S.-provided solar arrays and batteries as well as radiators to provide cooling. The Shuttle will spend 5-days docked to the station, which at that time will be staffed by the first station crew. Two spacewalks will be conducted to complete assembly operations while the arrays are attached and unfurled. A communications system for voice and telemetry also will be installed.

Launch:

March 23, 2000 (ESTIMATED). Launch Window 10 min.

Orbit:

Altitude: 173nm
Inclination: 51.6
Orbits:
Duration: 8 days, hours, minutes, seconds. (Estimated)
Distance: miles

Hardware:

SRB:
SRM:
ET : SN-102
MLP :
SSME-1: SN-
SSME-2: SN-
SSME-3: SN-

Landing:

April 1, 2000 KSC (estimated)

Mission Highlights:

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