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The Mission

Rocket: Zenit 3SL
Payload: Koreasat 5
Date: Aug. 22, 2006
Window: 0327-0427 GMT
Site: Equator, 154° West, Pacific Ocean

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Atlantis on the pad
Space shuttle Atlantis is delivered to Kennedy Space Center's launch pad 39B on August 2 to begin final preparations for blastoff on the STS-115 mission to resume construction of the International Space Station.


Atlantis rollout begins
Just after 1 a.m. local time August 2, the crawler-transporter began the slow move out of the Vehicle Assembly Building carrying space shuttle Atlantis toward the launch pad.


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Koreasat 5 Launch Cue Card

Updated: August 19, 2006