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The crew listens to a trainer explain use of the slidewire basket for emergency egress from the Fixed Service Structure.

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The STS-97 crew listens to a trainer explain use of the slidewire basket (right) for emergency egress from the Fixed Service Structure. Second from left is Mission Specialist Joe Tanner; next to him in the cap is Capt. George Hoggard, safety trainer with the KSC Fire Department; Pilot Mike Bloomfield; Mission Specialist Carlos Noriega; Commander Brent Jett; and Mission Specialist Marc Garneau. The training is part of Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test (TCDT) activities, which also include a simulated launch countdown and opportunities to inspect the mission payloads in the orbiter’s payload bay. Mission STS-97is the sixth construction flight to the International Space Station. Its payload includes the P6 Integrated Truss Structure and a photovoltaic (PV) module, with giant solar arrays that will provide power to the Station. The mission includes two spacewalks to complete the solar array connections. STS-97 is scheduled to launch Nov. 30 at 10:05 p.m. EST

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  • Title: The crew listens to a trainer explain use of the slidewire basket for emergency egress from the Fixed Service Structure.
  • Location: Kennedy Space Center, FL
  • Owner: KSC
  • Album: cbabir
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