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Participants pose for a photo at the Space Station Processing Facility ceremony transferring the Leonardo Multipurpose Logistics Module to NASA.

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Participants pose for a photo at the Space Station Processing Facility ceremony transferring the "Leonardo" Multipurpose Logistics Module (MPLM) from the Italian Space Agency, Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI), to NASA. From left, they are astronaut Jim Voss, ASI President Sergio De Julio, European Space Agency astronaut Umberto Guidoni of Italy, NASA Administrator Daniel S. Goldin and European Space Agency astronaut Christer Fuglesang of Sweden. The MPLM, a reusable logistics carrier, will be the primary delivery system used to resupply and return International Space Station cargo requiring a pressurized environment. Leonardo is the first of three MPLM carriers for the International Space Station. It is scheduled to be launched on Space Shuttle Mission STS-100, targeted for April 2000

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  • Title: Participants pose for a photo at the Space Station Processing Facility ceremony transferring the Leonardo Multipurpose Logistics Module to NASA.
  • Location: Kennedy Space Center, FL
  • Owner: KSC
  • Album: cbabir
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