new icn messageflickr-free-ic3d pan white
Space Shuttle Atlantis Lifts Off | by Fraggle Red
Back to photostream

Space Shuttle Atlantis Lifts Off

Liftoff shot from Titusville, FL

 

After a smooth countdown, Space Shuttle Atlantis begins the STS-117 mission with a spectacular climb toward orbit.

 

Space Shuttle Mission STS-117

 

Orbiter: Atlantis

Mission: Space Station Assembly Building - 13A

Primary Payload: S3/S4 Truss

Launch Date: June 8

Launch Time: 7:38:04 p.m. EDT

Launch Pad: 39A

Mission Duration: 11 days

Inclination/Altitude: 51.6 degrees/122 nautical miles

Explore/Interestingness: #5 on Saturday, July 7, 2007

 

View On Black

 

8,274 views
29 faves
23 comments
Taken on June 8, 2007