The crew will continue the task of building and enhancing the International Space Station by delivering the U.S. laboratory module. The Shuttle will spend six days docked to the station while the laboratory is attached and three spacewalks are conducted to complete its assembly. The STS-98 mission will occur while the first station crew is aboard the new spacecraft.
Launch Vehicle: Atlantis
Launch Date: February 7, 2001
Landed at Edwards Air Force Base, CA on February 20, 2001
Mission Duration: 12 days 20 hours 20 minutes 4 seconds
Crew: Commander: Kenneth D. Cockrell, Pilot: Mark L. Polansky, Mission Specialists: Robert L. Curbeam, Thomas D. Jones, Marsha S. Ivins
Embroidered patch is 3.25”x4.75”.