Kennedy Space Center, Fla.
NASA's Space Shuttle Processing Status Report
NASA's Kennedy Space Center issues Space Shuttle Processing Status Reports periodically and is the source for information regarding processing activities associated with the vehicles and payloads. If you are a member of the media and would like further information, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/kennedy/news/index.html Mission:
STS-115 - 19th International Space Station Flight (12A) - P3/P4 Truss Segment and Solar Arrays Vehicle:
Atlantis (OV-104) Location:
Launch Pad 39B Launch Date:
No earlier than Aug. 27, 2006 at about 4:30 p.m. EDT Crew:
Jett, Ferguson, Tanner, Burbank, MacLean and Stefanyshyn-Piper Inclination/Orbit Altitude:
51.6 degrees/122 nautical miles
At Launch Pad 39B, functional tests and checkout of the shuttle and pad systems continue. Hypergolic propellant loading continues and should be complete by Thursday. Ordnance installation is scheduled for Thursday and Friday. Replenishing of both the liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen storage tanks at Pad 39B is under way. The fuel from these storage tanks will be transferred to the shuttle's external fuel tank on launch day.