Space Shuttle Endeavour approaches the incline to Launch Pad 39B, where the Rotating and Fixed Service Structures can be seen in the background to the left. Moments after this photo was taken, workers noticed one of the crawler-transporter cleats was cracked and rollout was delayed until the cleat could be replaced. The Space Shuttle was hard down on the pad several hours later. Endeavour is scheduled to be launched Nov. 30 at 10:01 p.m. EST on mission STS-97, the sixth construction flight to the International Space Station. Its payload includes the P6 Integrated Truss Structure and a photovoltaic (PV) module, with giant solar arrays that will provide power to the Station. The mission includes two spacewalks to complete the solar array connections. (Photo Release Date: 10/31/2000 )
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