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Atlantis is at the Pad



SUBMITTED BY ARTHUR N1ORC - AMSAT A/C #31468

*Atlantis is at the Pad 5 MAY 07*

Space Shuttle Atlantis sits on Launch Pad 39A Image above: Space Shuttle 
Atlantis, mounted on a mobile launch platform, rests on the hard stand 
of Launch Pad 39A after an early morning rollout. Photo credit: 
NASA/Troy Cryder
TO VIEW IMAGE GO TO:
http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/shuttle/main/index.html

+ View High-res Image 
<http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/170421main_pad.jpe>

*05.15.07 - 1:30 p.m. EDT*
Space Shuttle Atlantis atop the crawler transporter made the slow 
journey to the launch pad this morning. The vehicle was 'hard down' at 
Launch Pad 39A at 11:47 a.m. after leaving the Vehicle Assembly Building 
at 5:04 a.m. EDT.

There will be a flight readiness review held on May 30, 31 and a media 
event will be held afterwards to discuss the results of the meeting.
*What is the flight readiness review? 
<http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/shuttle/launch/index.html>*

*STS-117 Mission*
+ The Crew 
<http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/shuttle/shuttlemissions/sts117/index.html> 

+ The Mission 
<http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/shuttle/shuttlemissions/sts117/mission_overview.html> 

+ The Integrated Truss Structure 
<http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/structure/elements/its.html>

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