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NASA 169469main STS-117 Press Kit final

NASA 169469main STS-117 Press Kit final

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STS-117 Press Kit
 
STS-117 Press Kit
 
 
JUNE 2007 CONTENTS i
CONTENTS
Section
 
Page
 
STS-117 MISSION OVERVIEW................................................................................................. 1
 
STS-117 TIMELINE OVERVIEW................................................................................................ 11
 
MISSION PRIORITIES............................................................................................................. 13
 
LAUNCH AND LANDING ........................................................................................................... 15
 
LAUNCH............................................................................................................................................... 15
 
 ABORT-TO-ORBIT (ATO)...................................................................................................................... 15
 
TRANSATLANTIC ABORT LANDING (TAL) ............................................................................................. 15
 
RETURN-TO-LAUNCH-SITE (RTLS)....................................................................................................... 15
 
 ABORT ONCE AROUND (AOA)............................................................................................................... 15
 
LANDING ............................................................................................................................................. 15
 
MISSION PROFILE................................................................................................................... 17
 
STS-117 ATLANTIS CREW ....................................................................................................... 19
 
MISSION PERSONNEL ............................................................................................................. 29
 
KEY CONSOLE POSITIONS FOR STS-117............................................................................................... 29
 
RENDEZVOUS AND DOCKING .................................................................................................. 31
 
SPACEWALKS ......................................................................................................................... 35
 
PAYLOAD OVERVIEW .............................................................................................................. 43
 
INTEGRATED TRUSS SEGMENTS S3 AND S4........................................................................................ 43
 
EXPERIMENTS......................................................................................................................... 53
 
DETAILED TEST OBJECTIVES ............................................................................................................... 53
 
SHORT-DURATION BIOASTRONAUTICS INVESTIGATION (SDBI) ......................................................... 53
 
SHORT-DURATION RESEARCH AND STATION EXPERIMENTS ............................................................... 54
 
EXTERNAL TANK ET-124 REPAIRS .......................................................................................... 57
 
SPACE SHUTTLE MAIN ENGINE ADVANCED HEALTH MANAGEMENT SYSTEM ........................ 63
 

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