Status Report

Space Shuttle Status Report 27 November 200

By SpaceRef Editor
November 27, 2000
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MISSION: STS-97 – 6th ISS Flight (4A) – PV Module P6

VEHICLE: Endeavour/OV-105

LOCATION: Launch Pad 39B

TARGET KSC LAUNCH DATE/TIME: Nov. 30, 2000 at 10:06 p.m. EST

TARGET KSC LANDING DATE/TIME: Dec.11, 2000 at 6:19 p.m.

LAUNCH WINDOW: less than 5 minutes

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: The crew for mission STS-97 arrived at KSC’s
Shuttle Landing Facility at 5 p.m. today as they continue to prepare for the
launch of mission STS-97.

At the pad, activities continue on schedule for Thursday’s launch at 10:06
p.m. EST. Technicians have installed the extravehicular activity (EVA) space
suites into the orbiter. The aft engine compartment has been closed for
flight and launch countdown preparations are currently in work. The
countdown to launch is set to begin at the T-43 hour mark at 1 a.m. Tuesday,
Nov. 28.

SpaceRef staff editor.