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  • Frits Westra
    Forwarded by: fwestra@hetnet.nl Originally from: Buckingham-1, Bruce Original Subject: KSC Shuttle Status Report
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 1, 2000
      Forwarded by: fwestra@...
      Originally from: "Buckingham-1, Bruce" <Bruce.Buckingham-1@...>
      Original Subject: KSC Shuttle Status Report 11/30/00
      Original Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2000 23:45:20 -0500

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      SHUTTLE PROCESSING STATUS_______________
      KSC Contact: Joel Wells
      Thursday, Nov. 30, 2000

      (11:42 PM)

      NOTE: This is an orbiter processing report and does not necessarily reflect
      the chronological order of upcoming Space Shuttle flights. Visit
      http://www-pao.ksc.nasa.gov/kscpao/schedule/schedule.htm on the KSC Home
      Page for the latest schedule of future Shuttle missions.

      Launch Status

      MISSION: STS-97 - 6th ISS Flight (4A) - PV Module P6

      VEHICLE: Endeavour/OV-105
      LOCATION: On Orbit
      OFFICIAL KSC LAUNCH DATE/TIME: Nov. 30, 2000 at 10:06 p.m. EST
      KSC LANDING DATE/TIME: Dec.11, 2000 at 6:19 p.m.
      MISSION DURATION: 10 days, 20 hours and 13 minutes
      CREW: Jett, Bloomfield, Tanner, Noriega, Garneau
      ORBITAL ALTITUDE and INCLINATION: 177 nautical miles/51.6 degrees

      Shuttle Processing Note: Space Shuttle Endeavour and a five-member astronaut
      crew lifted off from KSC's Launch Pad 39B on time today at 10:06:01 p.m.
      EST. The KSC launch team worked no significant issues in the final hours of
      the countdown and a flawless launch began a crucial STS-97 mission to
      provide early power to the International Space Station. This marks the
      101st mission in Space Shuttle history and the 25th night launch.

      The two solid rocket booster recovery ships, Freedom Star and Liberty Star,
      deployed into the Atlantic Ocean Wednesday, Nov. 29 at about 3p.m.
      Depending upon the progress of recovery operations and weather
      conditions, the ships are expected to return to Port Canaveral Saturday
      afternoon with boosters in tow.


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