STS-98 (102)

Atlantis (23)
Pad TBD () (estimated)
102nd Shuttle Mission (estimated)
23rd Flight OV-104 (estimated)

Crew:

Kenneth D. Cockrell (4), Commander
Mark L. Polansky (1), Pilot
Robert L. Curbeam (2), Mission Specialist
Thomas D. Jones (4), Mission Specialist
Marsha S. Ivins (5), Mission Specialist

Milestones:

OPF --
VAB --
PAD --

Payload:

7th Space Station Assembly Flight ISS-05-5A (US Lab)

Mission Objectives:

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The crew will continue the task of building and enhancing the International Space Station by delivering the U.S. laboratory module. The Shuttle will spend six days docked to the station while the laboratory is attached and three spacewalks are conducted to complete its assembly. The STS-98 mission will occur while the first station crew is aboard the new spacecraft.

Launch:

January 18, 2001, 3:00 a.m. EST

Orbit:

Altitude: 173 nm
Inclination: 51.6
Orbits:
Duration: 10 days, hours, minutes, seconds. (Estimated)
Distance: miles

Hardware:

SRB:
SRM:
ET : SN-103
MLP :
SSME-1: SN-
SSME-2: SN-
SSME-3: SN-

Landing:

KSC (Estimated)

Mission Highlights:

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