STS-106 Commander Terrence W. Wilcutt gives thumbs up for launch today as he gets help suiting up. Space Shuttle Atlantis is set to lift off 8:45 a.m. EDT on the fourth flight to the International Space Station. During the 11-day mission, the seven-member crew will perform support tasks on orbit, transfer supplies and prepare the living quarters in the newly arrived Zvezda Service Module. The first long-duration crew, dubbe d is due to arrive at the Station in late fall. Atlantis is scheduled to land at KSC Sept. 19 at 4:59 a.m. EDT. (Photo Release Date: 09/08/2000 )

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