STS-112 Launch Countdown preparations continue

Space Shuttle

Final preparations for Atlantis' lift-off to the International Space Station next week continue in work. Launch countdown preparations continue, aft closeouts continue with doors scheduled for installation today.MISSION STS-112 -- 15TH ISS FLIGHT (9A) - S1 Truss

VEHICLE : Atlantis/OV-104
TARGET LAUNCH DATE : Oct. 2, 2002 NET
TARGET LAUNCH PERIOD: 2 - 6 p.m. EDT
TARGET LANDING DATE : Oct. 13, 2002
MISSION DURATION : 11 days

CREW: Ashby, Melroy, Wolf, Sellers, Magnus, Yurchikhin.
ORBITAL ALTITUDE AND INCLINATION: 122 nautical miles, 51.6 degrees

Shuttle Processing Note:

Final preparations for Atlantis' lift-off to the International Space Station next week continue in work. Launch countdown preparations continue, aft closeouts continue with doors scheduled for installation today. The Extravehicular Mobility Units also have been installed and checked out. Mission managers continue to monitor several tropical storms though none are expected in the KSC vicinity in the near term and no work is being held up as we proceed on schedule for launch.

IK1SLD – Fri, 2002 – 09 – 27 08:11
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