NASA's space shuttle Atlantis is set to embark on a four-mile journey to Launch Pad 39-B at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla. on Monday, July 31. First motion is scheduled for 12:01 a.m. EDT. Atlantis' launch window begins Aug. 28 for an 11-day mission to the International Space Station.
The fully assembled space shuttle vehicle, consisting of the orbiter, external tank and twin solid rocket boosters, will be mounted on a mobile launcher platform and delivered to the pad via a crawler transporter. The process is expected to take approximately six hours.
NASA TV will provide live coverage of the roll out beginning at 6 a.m. EDT as Atlantis approaches the launch pad. Video highlights of the rollout will air on NASA TV's Video File segments. For NASA TV downlink, schedule and streaming video information, visit: