Works at Launch Pad 39A begin closing the payload bay doors on Space Shuttle Atlantis. The payload includes the SPACEHAB Double Module (center) and two GetAway Special (GAS) canisters containing student experiments, known as MARS and SEM-06. The primary mission of STS-101 is to deliver logistics and supplies to the International Space Station, plus prepare the Station for the arrival of the Zvezda Service Module, expected to be launched by Russia in July 2000. The crew will conduct one space walk to perform maintenance on the Space Station. This will be the third assembly flight for the Space Station. STS-101 is scheduled to launch April 24 at 4:15 p.m. from Launch Pad 39A. (Photo Release Date: 04/11/2000 )

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