- Press Release
- August 13, 2022
Space Shuttle Status Report 8 September 2000
SHUTTLE STATUS REPORT
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2000 (12:26 p.m. EDT)
NOTE: This is an orbiter processing report and does not 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.
- VEHICLE: Atlantis/OV-104
- LOCATION: On orbit
- OFFICIAL LAUNCH DATE/TIME: Sept. 8, 2000 at 8:45 a.m. EDT
- KSC LANDING DATE/TIME: Sept. 19, 2000 at about 4:45 a.m.
- MISSION DURATION: 10 days, 19 hours and 9 minutes
- CREW: Wilcutt, Altman, Lu, Malenchenko, Morukov, Mastracchio, Burbank
- ORBITAL ALTITUDE and INCLINATION: 177 nautical miles/51.6 degrees
NOTE: Space Shuttle Atlantis lifted off from Launch Pad 39B on schedule today at 8:45:47 a.m. The KSC launch team worked no significant issues during the final countdown, and improved weather conditions supported a flawless launch of mission STS-106.
The two solid rocket booster recovery ships, Freedom Star and Liberty Star, deployed into the Atlantic Ocean yesterday at about 7:30 a.m. Depending upon weather conditions during recovery operations, the ships are expected to arrive at Hangar AF with both boosters in tow Sunday morning. Booster inspections commence Monday followed by segment and motor disassembly.
|CREW FOR MISSION STS-106|
|Commander (CDR)||Terrence Wilcutt|
|Pilot (PLT)||Scott Altman|
|Mission Specialist (MS1)||Edward Lu|
|Mission Specialist (MS2)||Richard Mastracchio|
|Mission Specialist (MS3)||Daniel Burbank|
|Mission Specialist (MS4)||Yuri Malenchenko|
|Mission Specialist (MS5)||Boris Morukov|