KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- It’s tail bathed in light, Space Shuttle Atlantis roars into
space on mission STS-98. Liftoff occurred at 6:13:02 p.m. EST. Along with a crew of five,
Atlantis is carrying the U.S. Laboratory Destiny, a key module in the growth of the Space
Station. Destiny will be attached to the Unity node on the Space Station using the Shuttle’s
robotic arm. Three spacewalks are required to complete the planned construction work during
the 11-day mission. This mission marks the seventh Shuttle flight to the Space Station, the
23rd flight of Atlantis and the 102nd flight overall in NASA’s Space Shuttle program. The
planned landing is at KSC Feb. 18 about 1:00 p.m. EST.
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STS-98 KSC Photo Index
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