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Standing in front of the orbiter Atlantis after a successful landing at the Shuttle Landing Facility.

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Standing in front of the orbiter Atlantis after a successful landing at the Shuttle Landing Facility, the STS-106 crew greets the media and onlookers. Standing, left to right, are Mission Specialists Yuri I. Malenchenko, Boris V. Morukov, Daniel C. Burbank and Richard A. Mastracchio; Pilot Scott D. Altman; Mission Specialist Edward T. Lu; and Commander Terrence W. Wilcutt at the microphone. Main gear touchdown occurred on-time at 3:56:48 a.m. EDT.; Atlantis and crew traveled 4.9 million miles on the 11-day, 19-hour, 11-minute STS-106 mission. During the mission to the International Space Station, the crew transferred nearly 5,000 pounds of equipment and supplies for use by the first resident crew expected to arrive in November. STs-106 was the 99th flight in the Shuttle program and the 22nd for Atlantis. STS-106 also marked the 15th nighttime landing in Shuttle history and the 23rd consecutive landing at KSC

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  • Title: Standing in front of the orbiter Atlantis after a successful landing at the Shuttle Landing Facility.
  • Location: Kennedy Space Center, FL
  • Owner: KSC
  • Album: cbabir
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