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Name of Image: STS-96 Launch
MIX #: 9903915
NIX #: 9903915 MSFC-9903915
Date of Image: 1999-05-28
Category: Space Shuttle Projects

Full Description: This spectacular photo is of the May 27, 1999 liftoff of the Orbiter Discovery (STS-96). The STS-96 mission, of almost 10 days, was the second International Space Station (ISS) assembly and resupply flight and the first flight to dock with the station. The crew installed foot restraints and the Russian built crane, STRELA. The Shuttle's SPACEHAB double module carried internal and resupply cargo for station outfitting and the Russian cargo crane was carried aboard the shuttle in the integrated Cargo Carrier (ICC).
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Keywords: Launch, STS-96, Discovery
MSFC Negative Number: 9903915
Reference Number: MSFC-75-SA-4105-2C
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