|The Shuttle Atlantis sits on Launch Pad 39A - the first use of Pad A in 4.5 years - on launch morning, June 8th, shortly after sunrise.
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|Photographers kneel to get their angle of the Shuttle on the pad. Fueling of Atlantis began not long after the photo opportunity ended:|
|(L-R) Photographers Gene Blevins of the Los Angeles Daily News, William Hartenstein of Aviation Week and Craig Durling, also of the LA Daily News, pose in front of Atlantis:|