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Op. No A4495 Columbia, STS-93 Chandra - Breakfast, Suiting, and WalkoutThe primary objective of the STS-93 mission was to deploy the Advanced X-ray Astrophysical Facility, which had been renamed the Chandra X-ray Observatory in honor of the late Indian-American Nobel Laureate Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar. The mission was launched at 12:31 on July 23, 1999 onboard the space shuttle Columbia. The mission was led by Commander Eileen Collins. The crew was Pilot Jeff Ashby and Mission Specialists Cady Coleman, Steve Hawley and Michel Tognini from the Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES). This videotape shows the astronauts after breakfast getting into spacesuits, walking out to board the bus, and boarding the bus prior to launch.
Document ID
20000011435
Document Type
Video
Date Acquired
August 19, 2013
Publication Date
July 22, 1999
Subject Category
Space Transportation and Safety
Report/Patent Number
NONP-NASA-VT-2000008273
KSC99-90185
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.