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Animations & Video: STS-93 Mission
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STS-93 Crew Arrives
1. TCDT arrival
RealPlayer Movie
The crew arrived at the Kennedy Space Center a few weeks before launch for the Terminal Countdown Demonstration test and to practice emergency procedures.
[Runtime: 2:37]
(Video: NASA)

STS-93 Crew Arrives, Pictured - Cady Coleman
2. Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test Briefing Highlights
RealPlayer Movie
On a June 23, 1999 trip to Cape Canaveral, the crew talked with the media about the STS-93 mission.
[Runtime: 10:17]
(Video: NASA)

STS-93 Crew Walkout
3. STS-93 Crew Suit-up
RealPlayer Movie (453 kb)
MPEG (2.1 MB)
During final launch preparations in the Operations and Checkout Building, the STS-93 Crew members don their launch and entry suits.
[Runtime: 2:55]
(Video: NASA)

STS-93 Crew Walkout
4. STS-93 Crew Walkout of O&C Building
QuickTime MPEG The STS-93 crew wave and cheer as they head for the "Astrovan" to take them to Launch Pad 39-B and liftoff of Space Shuttle Columbia. In their orange launch and entry suits, they are Mission Specialists Michel Tognini of France, Catherine G. Coleman (Ph.D.), and Stephen A. Hawley (Ph.D.); Pilot Jeffrey S. Ashby; and Commander Eileen M. Collins.
[Runtime: 0:29]
(Video: NASA)

launch
5. Launch Replays
RealPlayer Movie (1.3 MB)
See the launch from different angles! STS-93, Space Shuttle Columbia launches on July 23, 1999 at 12:31 a.m. EDT carrying the Chandra X-ray Observatory into space.
[Runtime: 11:00]
(Video: NASA)

launch
6. Short Launch Sequence
Quicktime MPEG In a burst of light and flames, Space Shuttle Columbia lifts off from Launch Pad 39-B at 12:31 a.m. EDT on July 23, 1999.
[Runtime: 0:24]
(Video: NASA)

launch
7. Launch!!!
Quicktime MPEG In a burst of light and flames, Space Shuttle Columbia lifts off from Launch Pad 39-B at 12:31 a.m. EDT on July 23, 1999.
[Runtime: 0:48]
(Video: NASA)

deploy
8. Deployment of Chandra
Quicktime MPEG The Crew of the STS-93 mission aboard Space Shuttle Columbia deploy the Chandra X-ray Observatory at 7:47am EDT on July 23, 1999. Mission Specialist Cady Coleman & Commander Eileen Collins narrate.
[Runtime: 0:48]
(Video: NASA)

deploy
9. Flight Day 1 Overview & Deployment of Chandra
RealPlayer Movie 28k | 56k
In this narrated video of Flight Day 1, the Crew of the STS-93 mission aboard Space Shuttle Columbia deploy the Chandra X-ray Observatory after a successful launch on July 23, 1999.
[Runtime: 5:26]
(Video: NASA)

flight, day5
10. STS-93 Flight Day 5
RealPlayer Movie 28k | 56k
The STS-93 Columbia Crew participates in a Crew News Conference, and prepares the shuttle for a Tuesday night landing.
[Runtime: 5:54]
(Video: NASA)

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