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The Expedition 6 crew poses for a photo after their arrival to prepare for launch on mission STS-113.

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The Expedition 6 crew poses for a photo after their arrival at the KSC Shuttle Landing Facility to prepare for launch on mission STS-113. From left are Flight Engineer Nikolai Budarin, Commander Ken Bowersox and Flight Engineer Donald Pettit. The primary mission of STS-113 is bringing the Expedition 6 crew to the Station and returning the Expedition 5 crew to Earth. In addition, the major objective of the mission is delivery of the Port 1 (P1) Integrated Truss Assembly, which will be attached to the port side of the S0 truss. Three spacewalks are planned to install and activate the truss and its associated equipment. Launch of Space Shuttle Endeavour on mission STS-113 is scheduled for Nov. 11 between midnight and 4 a.m. EST.

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  • Title: The Expedition 6 crew poses for a photo after their arrival to prepare for launch on mission STS-113.
  • Location: Kennedy Space Center, FL
  • Owner: KSC
  • Album: cbabir
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