Submitted by Arthur - N1ORC
Wolf, Sellers Complete Second Spacewalk at Space Station
Mission Specialists David Wolf and Piers Sellers began STS-112’s first spacewalk at 10:21 a.m. CDT (1521 GMT) today. Their main objective is to begin activating and outfitting the International Space Station’s newly installed S1 (S-One) Truss.
Space Shuttle Atlantis docked to the International Space Station at 1517 GMT today and the hatches were opened at 1651 GMT. The two crews will conduct a week of joint operations.
Space Shuttle Atlantis mission STS-12 is en
route to the International Space Station.
Launch's happened today October 7, 2002 at 19:46 UTC.
I just talked with Valery Korzun and he says the Shuttle launch will occur on Monday and all is going well and no problem.
Mission Control had been shut down earlier in the week due to the potential threat from Hurricane Lili but it is ready to support countdown activities Sunday.
Estimated STS-112 launch time calculated with DOS Program "STS2ISS" Ver. 0.2 01.06.2002 author Udo, DL7OL
Oct 7th earliest STS-112 will launch. Hurricane Threat to Mission Control Forces Launch Delay.The potential threat of Hurricane Lili to the Mission Control Center at Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, forced Space Shuttle Program managers to push the launch of STS-112 back to Monday.
CAPE CANAVERAL -- Just when it seemed Kennedy Space Center dodged Hurricane Lili, the storm appears to be headed for Houston's mission control center, potentially delaying Wednesday's launch of shuttle Atlantis.
STS-112's launch countdown began over the weekend at Kennedy Space Center, Fla., and preparations remain on schedule for lift off. The STS-112 crew arrived at KSC Sunday morning.