Through the shrubs surrounding the water near Launch Pad 39A can be seen Space Shuttle Endeavour roaring into the clear blue Florida sky on mission STS-99. aunch of Endeavour occurred at 12:43:40 p.m. EST. Known as the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM), STS-99 will chart a new course to produce unrivaled 3-D images of the Earth's surface. The result of the SRTM could be close to 1 trillion measurements of the Earth's topography. The mission is expected to last 11days, with Endeavour landing at KSC Tuesday, Feb. 22, at 4:36 p.m. EST. This is the 97th Shuttle flight and 14th for Shuttle Endeavour. (Photo Release Date: 02/11/2000 )
KSC-00PP-0220 - Raw ASCII Text Caption file
KSC-00PP-0220 - Low (GIF Format, 320x240 pixels x 256 colors, approx 50 Kbytes)
KSC-00PP-0220 - Medium (JPEG format, 1024x768 pixels x 256 colors, approx 250 Kbytes)
KSC-00PP-0220 - High (JPEG, 2040x2640 pixels x 16 million colors, approx 400 Kbytes)
STS-99 KSC Photo IndexNext Image KSC-00PP-0221
DISCLAIMER: No copyright protection is asserted for these photographs.