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Countdown to Launch

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April 17, l998 - Launch day

Crew members are assisted by NASA and USA closeout crew members with their orange launch and re-entry suits in the white room immediately preceding launch

Crew members will shortly enter the orbiter at KSC's Launch Pad 39B, where the Space Shuttle Columbia will lift off during a launch window that opens at 2:19 p.m. EDT, April 17.
astronauts in orange launch suits, caption at right STS-90 Mission Specialist Dafydd (Dave) Williams, M.D.
astronauts in orange launch suits, caption at right STS-90 Payload Specialist James Pawelczyk, Ph.D.
astronauts in orange launch suits, caption at right STS-90 Mission Specialist Kathryn (Kay) Hire
astronauts in orange launch suits, caption at right STS-90 Commander Richard Searfoss
astronauts in orange launch suits, caption at right STS-90 Mission Specialist Richard Linnehan, D.V.M.
astronauts in orange launch suits, caption at right STS-90 Pilot Scott Altman
astronauts in orange launch suits, caption at right STS-90 Payload Specialist Jay Buckey, M.D.


Earlier Pictures of Neurolab Processing at KSC

    April 17-Launch day activities-Breakfast and departure O&C
    April 16-Network Signal Processor No. 2 after removal from the Space Shuttle Columbia
    April 15The STS-90 crew wave to family and friends in front of Launch Pad 39B
    April 13 STS-90 crew arrival at KSC's Shuttle Landing Facility
    March 31Crew participates in TCDT at Launch Pad 39B
    March 30Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test (TCDT) activities
    March 29The crew arrives to begin TCDT activities
    March 23The Space Shuttle Columbia rolls out to Launch Pad 39B!
    March 16-Shuttle transferred from OPF to the VAB
    March 9-Payload bay door closure
    February 26-The STS-90 crew participate in CEIT
    February 12-Neurolab in Orbiter Processing Facility bay 3
    February, first week-Neurolab moved into its payload canister in O&C Building
    January 1998-Crew participates in CEIT
    December 1997-Further processing, preparation for launch
    November 1997-Neurolab installed in Spacelab module in the O&C

     

 
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