Atlantis will visit the ISS this week.
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Atlantis Set for Launch
News story originally written on September 6, 2000
The next shuttle mission will begin on September 8th. The Space Shuttle
Atlantis will head to the International Space Station with plenty of supplies.
The purpose of the visit is to prepare the station for its first crew later this year.
The mission is scheduled to last one week. Two of the astronauts plan a
spacewalk during the trip.
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