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STS-87 Day 01 HighlightsOn this first day of the STS-87 mission, the flight crew, Cmdr. Kevin R. Kregel, Pilot Steven W. Lindsey, Mission Specialists Winston E. Scott, Kalpana Chawla, and Takao Doi, and Payload Specialist Leonid K. Kadenyuk can be seen preforming pre-launch activities such as eating the traditional breakfast, crew suit-up, and the ride out to the launch pad. Also, included are various panoramic views of the shuttle on the pad. The crew is seen being readied in the 'white room' for their mission. After the closing of the hatch and arm retraction, launch activities are shown including countdown, engine ignition, launch, and the separation of the Solid Rocket Boosters.
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Acquisition Source
Johnson Space Center
Document Type
External Source(s)
Date Acquired
August 17, 2013
Publication Date
November 18, 1997
Subject Category
Space Transportation
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Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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