In the Operations and Checkout Building, STS-101 Mission Specialist Susan J. Helms (left) and a suit technician grin with anticipation for a successful second attempt at launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis on mission STS-101. The previous day's launch attempt was scrubbed due to high cross winds at the Shuttle Landing Facility. The mission will take the crew to the International Space Station to deliver logistics and supplies and to prepare the Station for the arrival of the Zvezda Service Module, expected to be launched by Russia in July 2000. Also, the crew will conduct one space walk. This will be the third assembly flight to the Space Station. Liftoff is targeted for 3:52 p.m. EDT. The mission is expected to last about 10 days, with Atlantis landing at KSC Saturday, May 6, about 11:53 a.m. EDT. (Photo Release Date: 04/25/2000 )
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