Launch Preparations Move Forward for STS-117


05.25.07 – 4 p.m. EDT
At Launch Pad 39A, operations are proceeding on schedule for a June 8 launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis on mission STS-117.

The hypergolic propellants were loaded into the orbiter and solid rocket boosters in the past week.

Spacesuits 1 and 2 were installed in the orbiter airlock for use during spacewalks planned for the mission.

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