SEH-3 Status Report 10/22/98
USC Space Sciences Center SEH-3 mission status.
SEH operations team arrives GSFC POCC October 28, 1998.
Preparations for the launch of Shuttle Discovery continue on schedule. At the launch pad, ordnance installation and pressurization of the orbiter's maneuvering and reaction control systems are complete. Discovery's aft compartment closeouts continue with the aft compartment doors slated for installation early tomorrow morning. Routine prelaunch inspections of the external tank and solid rocket boosters are in work today. Payload bay closeouts conclude today and the payload bay doors will be closed for flight tonight.
* Go for launch.
MISSION: STS-95 SPACEHAB-SM, SPARTAN, HOST, & IEH-3
LOCATION: Launch Pad 39B
TARGET KSC LAUNCH DATE/TIME: Oct. 29 at 2 p.m. EST
TARGET LANDING DATE/TIME: Nov. 7 at 11:49 a.m. EST
LAUNCH WINDOW: 2 hours and 30 minutes
MISSION DURATION: 8 days, 21 hours and 49 minutes
CREW: Brown, Lindsey, Parazynski, Robinson, Duque, Mukai and Glenn
ORBITAL ALTITUDE and INCLINATION: 300 nautical miles/28.45 degrees
STS-95 SCHEDULED OPERATIONAL MILESTONES (dates are target only):
* Payload bay doors closed for flight (Oct. 22)
* SPACEHAB late stow (Oct. 26)
* Launch countdown begins (Oct. 26 at 8 a.m.)
END SEH-3 STATUS REPORT