Rollout to launch pad
Posted: April 23, 2000
On March 25, space shuttle Atlantis was rolled from Kennedy Space Center's Vehicle Assembly Building to the seaside launch pad 39A. Images: NASA/KSC.
In the VAB - Atlantis is hoisted vertically and attached to its fuel tank and solid rocket boosters in the Vehicle Assmbly Building. A main engine was also replaced.
Fixing Atlantis - Workers replace the faulty hydraulic unit aboard Atlantis last week.
STS-101 index - See a listing off all our STS-101 stories and coverage.
Launch timeline - Chart with times and descriptions of events to occur during the launch.
Launch windows - The predicted windows in which Atlantis could launch over the the next week.
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