STS091-379-015 (2-12 June 1998) --- Astronauts Charles J. Precourt (left) and Andrew S.W. Thomas reunite moments after hatch opening. Precourt, STS-91 mission commander, was joined on the visit of a Space Shuttle Discovery to Russia's Mir space station by four other astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut. Thomas, at the time of the picture, was
a member of the Mir-25 crew. He later returned to Earth with Precourt and the rest of the STS-91 crew.