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The mission patch for STS-79.
English: The Space Shuttle Atlantis begins the slow journey to Launch Pad 39A from the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) in preparation for the launch of STS-79 in 16 September 1996. This dramatic view looking directly down onto the shuttle stack atop the Mobile Launcher Platform (MLP) and crawler-transporter was taken from the VAB roof approximately 525 feet (160 meters) above the ground. In view are the Orbiter, orange External Tank and twin white Solid Rocket Boosters.
Español: El transbordador espacial Atlantis comienza el lento viaje a la plataforma de lanzamiento 39A desde el Edificio de Ensamblaje de Vehículos (VAB) en preparación para el lanzamiento de STS-79 el 16 de septiembre de 1996 en el Centro espacial John F. Kennedy, Florida, Estados Unidos. Vista desde el techo del VAB, a una altura de aproximadamente 160 metros sobre el suelo, que muestra el transbordador espacial, el tanque externo (ET) anaranjado y los dos cohetes aceleradores sólidos recuperables (SRB).
Français : La navette Atlantis| vue d'en haut. Photo prise depuis le sommet du VAB (Vehicle Assembly Building, bâtiment d'assemblage des navettes), de la navette Atlantis montée sur son transporteur la conduisant vers sa rampe de lancement. Le sommet du VAB est situé à 160 m au dessus du sol.
Polski: Wahadłowiec Atlantis rozpoczynający krótką podróż z montowni (VAB) na platformę startową nr 39A w związku z przygotowaniami do startu misji STS-79, który nastąpił 16 września 1996 roku. Ten dramatyczny, skierowany bezpośrednio w dół widok na wahadłowiec stojący na ruchomej platformie startowej (MLP) uzyskano z dachu budynku montowni, z wysokości około 160 m nad ziemią. Widoczne są orbiter, pamarańczowy zewnętrzy zbiornik na paliwo oraz dwie rakiety wspomagające.
Українська: Шаттл «Атлантіс» під час транспортування на стартовий майданчик LC-39A місії STS-79 (16 вересня 1996), знімок зроблено з висоти 160 м.
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Source http://grin.hq.nasa.gov/ABSTRACTS/GPN-2000-001877.html (direct link)
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This image or video was catalogued by Kennedy Space Center of the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) under Photo ID: KSC-96EC-0997 AND Alternate ID: GPN-2000-001877.

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English: The Space Shuttle Atlantis begins the slow journey to Launch Pad 39A from the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) in preparation for the launch of STS-79 in 16 September 1996. This dramatic view looking directly down onto the shuttle stack atop the Mobile Launcher Platform (MLP) and crawler-transporter was taken from the VAB roof approximately 525 feet (160 meters) above the ground. In view are the Orbiter, orange External Tank and twin white Solid Rocket Boosters.

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