|STS-115 Atlantis resumes ISS construction
9/9/06 ~ 11:14:55am
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The Space Shuttle Atlantis carried into orbit the first new piece of the International Space Station since 2002. Launch finally occured on September 9 at 11:14:55am EDT after several delays due to weather (such as Hurricane Ernesto) and technical glitches. Atlantis brings the second set of enormous solar arrays to attach to the ISS.
Rollover gallery First try Lightning over pad RSS rollback
ISS flies over pad the night before launch Crew walkout
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|From the roof of the 525-foot Vehicle Assembly Building 3.4 miles away:|
|Additional shots from remote cameras near the launch pad:|