The Space Shuttle Atlantis passes by the Turn Basin and the American flag at the Press Site, in foreground, en route to the Vehicle Assembly Building, where it will be sheltered from the threat of Hurricane Fran. Atlantis is rolling back from Launch Pad 39A, where it was undergoing preparations for Mission STS-79. This marks the second rollback for Atlantis since July because of hurricane threats. The threat of Hurricane Bertha forced the rollback of Atlantis in July. Atlantis currently is scheduled for launch on the fourth Shuttle-Mir docking mission around mid-September. (Photo Release Date: 09/04/96 )

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