Inside the Vehicle Assembly Building, the orbiter Atlantis rests atop a transporter in the transfer aisle while an overhead crane is placed around the space vehicle. Atlantis will be lifted to a vertical position so it can be mated with its external tank and solid rocket boosters before being transported to Launch Pad 39A. Atlantis will fly on mission STS-101 to the International Space Station, where its crew of seven will prepare the Station for the arrival of the next pressurized module Zvezda. Atlantis is expected to launch no earlier than April 17, 2000. (Photo Release Date: 03/17/2000 )
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