The orbiter Atlantis begins its move out of the Orbiter Processing Facility bay 3 over to the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB). In the VAB it will be lifted to vertical and placed aboard the mobile launcher platform (MLP) for stacking with the solid rocket boosters and external tank. Atlantis is scheduled to launch Sept. 8 on mission STS-106, the fourth construction flight to the International Space Station, with a crew of seven. (Photo Release Date: 08/07/2000 )
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