The 4th rendezvous and docking with the Russian Mir space station and the exchange of astronauts -- including the holder of the world record for longest space flight ever by a U.S. astronaut -- will highlight the flight of Space Shuttle Atlantis on Mission STS-79.
Pad 39-A (57)
79th Shuttle Mission
17th Flight OV-104
Night Launch (15)
4th Mir Docking
KSC Landing (32)
Launch September 16, 1996. 4:54:49.048 am
Landing KSC September 26, 1996 at 8:13:20am EDT. Runway 15.