JSC2001-00001 (January 2001) --- The STS-98 astronaut crew poses with about five dozen flight controllers making up its ascent/entry team in the shuttle flight control room of the Johnson Space Center's Mission Control Center (MCC). Standing with the STS-98 insignia is flight director LeRoy Cain. He is flanked by astronauts Marsha S. Ivins, mission specialist, and Kenneth D. Cockrell, mission commander. Behind Cockrell is astronaut Robert L. Curbeam, Jr., mission specialist; and behind Ivins and Cain is astronaut Mark L. Polansky, pilot. Astronaut Thomas D. Jones, mission specialist (blue shirt) stands near the flight director sign. Astronaut Scott D. Altman, CAPCOM or Spacecraft Communicator, is immediately behind Cain. Launch is currently scheduled for February 6, 2001.