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The STS-97 crew pose for a photo on the parking area after their arrival in the jet aircraft.

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The STS-97 crew pose for a photo on the parking area of the Shuttle Landing Facility after their arrival in the T-38 jet aircraft behind them. From left, they are Mission Specialist Carlos Noriega, Joe Tanner and Marc Garneau (with the Canadian Space Agency); Commander Brent Jett; and Pilot Mike Bloomfield. The crew is at KSC to take part in Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test activities that include emergency egress training, familiarization with the payload, and a simulated launch countdown. 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 about 10:05 p.m. EST

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  • Title: The STS-97 crew pose for a photo on the parking area after their arrival in the jet aircraft.
  • Location: Kennedy Space Center, FL
  • Owner: KSC
  • Album: cbabir
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