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Alone early empty, travel vacation.

Dog intent watching, animals.

Anticipation; or, the contrast to the royal hunt / Britons fact.

The spirit of the book - or anticipation of the year 1813

Anticipation (Drawing for Punch)

Anticipation

Anticipation

Anticipation (Papose)

Anticipation

Desperation, inspiration, anticipation, realization

Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York - Parade of 27th Division up Fifth Avenue. Preliminary parade which filled Fifth Avenue, Monday afternoon served as an eye opener for the public in anticipation of giant demonstration Tuesday

Tennessee v. John T. Scopes Trial: Main Street, Dayton, Tennessee.

[Vice-president Curtis entertains pages. One of the yuletide events the pages of the Senate look forward to with anticipation is the annual dinner given for them by Vice-President Charles Curtis. The photograph shows the pages at this year's party, with their genial host about to carve the turkey]

Vice-president entertains pages. One of the yuletide events the pages of the Senate look forward to with anticipation is the annual dinner given for them by Vice-President Charles Curtis. The photograph shows the pages at this year's party, with their genial host about to carve the turkey. 12/24/30

[Vice-president entertains pages. One of the yuletide events the pages of the Senate look forward to with anticipation is the annual dinner given for them by Vice-President Charles Curtis. The photograph shows the pages at this year's party, with their genial host about to carve the turkey]

Speaker Rainey clears desk for adjournment of Congress. Speaker Henry F. Rainey mopping his fevered brow after clearing his desk today in anticipation of Congress adjourning tonight or tomorrow. The House is ready to adjourn at any time when it gets the final word from the Senate. 6/18/34

Meat rationing preview. Office of Price Administration (OPA) meat rationing executives who acted as butchers at demonstration for the press sharpen up the tools of the trade in anticipation. William Nielander, Leon Bosch, and Howard Westing with meat-cutting tools

A left side view of two T-33 Shooting Star aircraft in flight. The further aircraft has been repainted and renumbered in anticipation of its delivery to the Mexican air force, to which it has been sold. The closer T-33 still belongs to the 95th Fighter In

Personnel set up a temporary morgue at the American Embassy compound in anticipation of a possible tragic outcome to a search and rescue mission taking place to locate Texas Rep. George T. (Mickey) Leland and members of his delegation. A search was initiated after the plane transporting Leland and 15 other people was reported missing en route to a refugee camp near the Sudanese border

Personnel set up a temporary morgue at the American Embassy compound in anticipation of a possible tragic outcome to a search and rescue mission taking place to locate Texas Rep. George T. (Mickey) Leland and members of his delegation. A search was initiated after the plane transporting Leland and 15 other people was reported missing en route to a refugee camp near the Sudanese border

The battleship USS IOWA (BB 61) lies tied up for post-deployment maintenance at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard. The IOWS's SPS-49 air search radar and other antennas have been removed in anticipation of the ship's deactivation, which is scheduled for October 1990

A view of an unaccompanied enlisted quarters (UEQ) under construction. The additional accommodations are being built in anticipation of the movement of units from Mather Air Force Base, California, to Beale

A view of an unaccompanied enlisted quarters (UEQ) under construction. The additional accommodations are being built in anticipation of the movement of units from Mather Air Force Base, California to Beale

A view of an unaccompanied enlisted quarters (UEQ) under construction. The additional accommodations are being built in anticipation of the movement of units from Mather Air Force Base, California to Beale

A view of an unaccompanied enlisted quarters (UEQ) under construction. The additional accommodations are being built in anticipation of the movement of units from Mather Air Force Base, California to Beale

Filipino workers clear volcanic ash from a drainage ditch in anticipation of the upcoming rainy season. The ash was deposited during the eruption of Mount Pinatubo

Fixed Bayonet/Parade Rest. A member of the US Army 3rd Infantry, E Company stands at parade rest in anticipation of the 1993 Inaugural parade

Parade viewers near the National Gallery of Art wave their US flags in anticipation of the passing of President Clinton during the 1993 Inaugural parade

Sailors from the guided missile cruiser USS NORMANDY (CG-60) making up the Boarding Team wait in anticipation as they ride to the Bulgarian cargo ship in the Captain's Gig

A close-up of one of the unit emblems of the 492nd Fighter Squadron which are on the F-15E aircraft which just landed. The emblem was created in anticipation of the United Nations decision to launch air strikes against Serbians in Bosnia

Marines from Battalion Landing Team 36, Morehead City N.C., embark or wait to embark the USS AUSTIN (LPD-4) for deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The team will be augmenting the existing security force in Guantanamo Bay in anticipation of the arrival of Cuban refugees from Panama

Marines from Battalion Landing Team 36 wait to embark the USS AUSTIN (LPD-4) for deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The team will be augmenting the existing security force in Guantanamo Bay in anticipation of the arrival of Cuban refugees from Panama

Military Photographer of the Year Winner 1996 Title: Punch Categories: Sports; Portfolio Place: First Place in Sports Brief Description: A boxer crouches in anticipation behind his gloves. Exact Date Shot Unknown

Military Photographer of the Year Winner 1997 Title: Painful Anticipation Category: News; Portfolio Place: 3rd Place News; 3rd Place Portfolio Caption: A young girl, and local resident of Malali, Guyana, is about to get her tooth extracted by Major Pete Krafcisin, a dentist assigned to the 126th Medical Squadron, O'hare Field, Chicago, Illinois, at the site of a New Horizons medical aid tent on August 19, 1997. Medical technicians are providing aid to the local population in support of New Horizon 97, a humanitarian and medical readiness exercise

US Air Force (USAF) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Knapp, 19th Air Refueling Group (ARG), the Black Knights, Robins Air Force Base (AFB), Georgia (GA), waits with anticipation for his units turn to refuel a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft during the ground refueling competition portion of the USAF Air Mobility Command (AMC) sponsored Rodeo 98 airlift competition at McChord AFB, Washington (WA)

In the Operations and Checkout Building, STS-101 Mission Specialist Susan J. Helms (left) and a suit technician grin with anticipation for a successful second attempt at launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis on mission STS-101. The previous day's launch attempt was scrubbed due to high cross winds at the Shuttle Landing Facility. The mission will take the crew to the International Space Station to deliver logistics and supplies and to prepare the Station for the arrival of the Zvezda Service Module, expected to be launched by Russia in July 2000. Also, the crew will conduct one space walk. This will be the third assembly flight to the Space Station. Liftoff is targeted for 3:52 p.m. EDT. The mission is expected to last about 10 days, with Atlantis landing at KSC Saturday, May 6, about 11:53 a.m. EDT KSC-00pp0574

In the Operations and Checkout Building, STS-101 Mission Specialist Susan J. Helms (left) and a suit technician grin with anticipation for a successful second attempt at launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis on mission STS-101. The previous day's launch attempt was scrubbed due to high cross winds at the Shuttle Landing Facility. The mission will take the crew to the International Space Station to deliver logistics and supplies and to prepare the Station for the arrival of the Zvezda Service Module, expected to be launched by Russia in July 2000. Also, the crew will conduct one space walk. This will be the third assembly flight to the Space Station. Liftoff is targeted for 3:52 p.m. EDT. The mission is expected to last about 10 days, with Atlantis landing at KSC Saturday, May 6, about 11:53 a.m. EDT KSC00pp0574

During suitup in the Operations and Checkout Building, STS-106 Mission Specialist Daniel C. Burbank smiles in anticipation of launch. This is Burbank’s first space flight. Space Shuttle Atlantis is set to lift off 8:45 a.m. EDT on the fourth flight to the International Space Station. During the 11-day mission, the seven-member crew will perform support tasks on orbit, transfer supplies and prepare the living quarters in the newly arrived Zvezda Service Module. The first long-duration crew, dubbed “Expedition One,” is due to arrive at the Station in late fall KSC-00pp1259

Left side profile, close-up shot of Tommie Graves, the mother of US Army Sergeant First Class James Graves, watches with anticipation as her son shoots his way to the finals and on to the Bronze Medal at the Men's Skeet competition September 23rd, 2000, during the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Australia

During suitup in the Operations and Checkout Building, STS-92 Mission Specialist Michael E. Lopez-Alegria smiles and clasps his hands in anticipation of a second launch attempt. He and the rest of the crew will be heading out to the Astrovan for the ride to Launch Pad 39A. During the 11-day mission to the International Space Station, four extravehicular activities (EVAs), or spacewalks, are planned for construction. The payload includes the Integrated Truss Structure Z-1 and the third Pressurized Mating Adapter. The Z-1 truss is the first of 10 that will become the backbone of the Space Station, eventually stretching the length of a football field. PMA-3 will provide a Shuttle docking port for solar array installation on the sixth Station flight and Lab installation on the seventh Station flight. Launch is scheduled for 7:17 p.m. EDT. Landing is expected Oct. 22 at 2:10 p.m. EDT KSC-00pp1542

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- STS-100 Commander Kent V. Rominger stands near Launch Pad 39A to greet family and friends. The crew is at KSC to complete final flight plan reviews in anticipation of launch. The 11-day mission to the International Space Station will deliver and integrate the Spacelab Logistics Pallet/Launch Deployment Assembly, which includes the Space Station Remote Manipulator system and the UHF Antenna, and the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Raffaello. The mission includes two planned spacewalks for installation of the SSRMS. The mission is also the inaugural flight of the MPLM Raffaello, carrying resupply stowage racks and resupply/return stowage platforms. Liftoff on mission STS-100 is scheduled at 2:41 p.m. EDT April 19 KSC01padig197

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- STS-100 Mission Specialist Yuri V. Lonchakov stands near Launch Pad 39A to greet family and friends. Lonchakov is with the Russian Aviation and Space Agency. The crew is at KSC to complete final flight plan reviews in anticipation of launch. The 11-day mission to the International Space Station will deliver and integrate the Spacelab Logistics Pallet/Launch Deployment Assembly, which includes the Space Station Remote Manipulator system and the UHF Antenna, and the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Raffaello. The mission includes two planned spacewalks for installation of the SSRMS. The mission is also the inaugural flight of the MPLM Raffaello, carrying resupply stowage racks and resupply/return stowage platforms. Liftoff on mission STS-100 is scheduled at 2:41 p.m. EDT April 19 KSC01padig193

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- STS-100 Mission Specialist Umberto Guidoni stands near Launch Pad 39A to greet family and friends. Guidoni is with the European Space Agency. The crew is at KSC to complete final flight plan reviews in anticipation of launch. The 11-day mission to the International Space Station will deliver and integrate the Spacelab Logistics Pallet/Launch Deployment Assembly, which includes the Space Station Remote Manipulator system and the UHF Antenna, and the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Raffaello. The mission includes two planned spacewalks for installation of the SSRMS. The mission is also the inaugural flight of the MPLM Raffaello, carrying resupply stowage racks and resupply/return stowage platforms. Liftoff on mission STS-100 is scheduled at 2:41 p.m. EDT April 19 KSC01padig194

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- The STS-100 crew gives thumbs up on launch as they gather near Launch Pad 39A to greet family and friends. Starting at left, they are Mission Specialists Chris A. Hadfield, John L. Phillips and Umberto Guidoni; Commander Kent V. Rominger; Pilot Jeffrey S. Ashby; and Mission Specialists Scott E. Parazynski and Yuri V. Lonchakov. Hadfield is with the Canadian Space Agency; Guidoni is with the European Space Agency; and Lonchakov is with the Russian Aviation and Space Agency. In the background on the pad can be seen the tips of Space Shuttle Endeavour’s orange external tank and white solid rocket boosters. The 80-foot lightning rod towers above the Shuttle and service structures. The crew is at KSC to complete final flight plan reviews in anticipation of launch. The 11-day mission to the International Space Station will deliver and integrate the Spacelab Logistics Pallet/Launch Deployment Assembly, which includes the Space Station Remote Manipulator system and the UHF Antenna, and the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Raffaello. The mission includes two planned spacewalks for installation of the SSRMS. The mission is also the inaugural flight of the MPLM Raffaello, carrying resupply stowage racks and resupply/return stowage platforms. Liftoff on mission STS-100 is scheduled at 2:41 p.m. EDT April 19 KSC01padig198

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- STS-100 Pilot Jeffrey S. Ashby stands near Launch Pad 39A to greet family and friends. The crew is at KSC to complete final flight plan reviews in anticipation of launch. The 11-day mission to the International Space Station will deliver and integrate the Spacelab Logistics Pallet/Launch Deployment Assembly, which includes the Space Station Remote Manipulator system and the UHF Antenna, and the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Raffaello. The mission includes two planned spacewalks for installation of the SSRMS. The mission is also the inaugural flight of the MPLM Raffaello, carrying resupply stowage racks and resupply/return stowage platforms. Liftoff on mission STS-100 is scheduled at 2:41 p.m. EDT April 19 KSC01padig195

Major Kent Persinger of the 624th Forward Surgical Team out of Erie, Pennsylvania, tries to pass time with a good book in anticipation of the kickoff of the GOLDEN MEDIC 2001 Exercise. Reserve forces from all over the nation are participating in Operation GOLDEN MEDIC, a multi-unit, medical, field training exercise held at Parks Reserve Forces Training Area, Dublin, California, in which the Army transports simulated casualties from the frontline through various staging areas to a main tent

SPECIALIST Christopher, mental health specialist, 1972nd Medical Detachment, Seattle, Wahington, scans the horizon from the shelter of a two-person defensive firing position, in anticipation of an attack by hostile forces. Reserve forces from all over the nation are participating in operation GOLDEN MEDIC 2001, a multi-unit, medical, field training exercise held at Parks Reserve Forces Training Area, Dublin, California. Attached to the helmet and upper body is the Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System (MILES) gear to simulate combat. When hit by a laser emiter a loud tone sounds off that signifies the soldier is wounded or dead

Sergeant Dale Kelm, 114th Combat Support Hospital laundry and shower technician, uses binoculars to detect movement in front of his defensive position on the unit's perimeter during Operation GOLDEN MEDIC 2001, in anticipation of a simulated attack, while Private First Class Matt Catlin, also of the 114th CSH, covers Kelm's left. Reserve forces from all over the nation are participating in GOLDEN MEDIC , a multi-unit, medical, field training exercise held at Parks Reserve Forces Training Area, Dublin, California. Attached to the helmet, upper body and M-16A2 rifle is the Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System (MILES) gear to simulate combat. When hit by a laser emiter a loud tone ...

STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Dawne Roby, USAF, 305th Security Forces, McGuire Air Force Base maintains an alert posture in anticipation of an attack by Opposing Forces (OPFOR). SSGT Roby is defending her position during a MOBILITY EXERCISE (MOBEX). The MOBEX designed to test the ability of the Security Forces to establish and defend an Entry Control Point (ECP) on an air base. The evaluators of the exercise inserted various stresses against the unit, from probing patrols to frontal assault of the ECP. SSGT Roby and her team members successfully accomplished their mission by repelling all of the OPFOR

Several USA Soldier help to push a vehicle which was stuck in the sand as soldiers from various countries watch in anticipation at Mubarak Military City, Egypt during Exercise BRIGHT STAR 01/02. BRIGHT STAR 01/02 is a multinational exercise involving more than 74,000 troops from 44 countries that enhances regional stability and military-to-military cooperation among our key allies, and our regional partners. It prepares US Central Command to rapidly deploy and employ the forces needed to deter aggressors and, if necessary, fight and win side-by-side with our allies and regional partners

As "Switzerland-1" nears the finish line, USA bobsled team members, Bill Schuffenhaur (back left), Brian Shimer (front left), World Class Athlete SPECIALIST Mike Kohn (center), and Army Reservist First Lieutenant Garrett Hines, USA, watch the monitor in anticipation of a medal. "USA-1" would win the sliver medal, while "USA-2" would win the bronze behind "Germany-2" at Utah Olympic Park in Park City, Utah during the 2002 WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - After landing at the KSC Shuttle Landing Facility, STS-110 Mission Specialist Rex Walheim smiles in anticipation of his first Space Shuttle flight, scheduled for launch April 4. Mission STS-110 is the 13th assembly flight to the International Space Station. During four planned spacewalks, crew members will install the S0 Integrated Truss Structure (ITS), centerpiece of the orbiting International Space Station (ISS), at the center of the 10-truss, girderlike structure that will ultimately extend the length of a football field on the ISS. The S0 truss will be attached to the U.S. Lab, "Destiny," on the 11-day mission KSC-02PD0368

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- After arriving at the KSC Shuttle Landing Facility, STS-110 Mission Specialist Jerry Ross smiles in anticipation of his record-breaking seventh Space Shuttle flight, scheduled to launch April 4. Mission STS-110 is the 13th assembly flight to the International Space Station. During four planned spacewalks, Ross and other crew members will install the S0 Integrated Truss Structure (ITS), centerpiece of the orbiting International Space Station (ISS), at the center of the 10-truss, girderlike structure that will ultimately extend the length of a football field on the ISS. The S0 truss will be attached to the U.S. Lab, "Destiny," on the 11-day mission KSC-02PD0371

US Marine Corps (USMC) members from L Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, wait with anticipation to go ashore so they can train in support of landing force Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT)

Aboard the US Navy (USN) Anchorage Class, USS ANCHORAGE (LSD36), US Marine Corps (USMC) members from L Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, wait with anticipation to go ashore so they can train during landing force Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT)

US Marine Corps (USMC) members from L Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, wait with anticipation to go ashore so they can train in support of landing force Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT)

US Marine Corps (USMC) members from L Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, wait with anticipation to go ashore so they can train in support of landing force Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT)

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - During suitup for launch, STS-112 Mission Specialist Piers Sellers smiles in anticipation of his first Shuttle flight. STS-112 is the 15th assembly flight to the International Space Station, carrying the S1 Integrated Truss Structure and the Crew and Equipment Translation Aid (CETA) Cart A. The CETA is the first of two human-powered carts that will ride along the ISS railway, providing mobile work platforms for future spacewalking astronauts. On the 11-day mission, three spacewalks are planned to attach the S1 truss to the Station. Launch is scheduled for 3:46 p.m. EDT from Launch Pad 39B. KSC-02pd1450

Spectators wait in anticipation of the opening ceremony for the Afghan Veterinary Complex reestablished by the Coalition Joint Civil-Military Operations Task Force and the Ministry of Agriculture, during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

Spectators wait in anticipation of the opening ceremony for the Afghan Veterinary Complex reestablished by the Coalition Joint Civil-Military Operations Task Force and the Ministry of Agriculture, during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM 2003

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Space Shuttle Atlantis rolls toward Bay 1 in the Vehicle Assembly Building. There Atlantis will be demated with the external tank and solid rocket boosters in anticipation of its transfer to the Orbiter Processing Facility. KSC-03pd0573

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Space Shuttle Atlantis rolls away from Bay 3 in the Vehicle Assembly Building to move it to Bay 1. There Atlantis will be demated with the external tank and solid rocket boosters in anticipation of its transfer to the Orbiter Processing Facility. KSC-03pd0571

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Space Shuttle Atlantis rolls toward Bay 1 in the Vehicle Assembly Building. There Atlantis will be demated with the external tank and solid rocket boosters in anticipation of its transfer to the Orbiter Processing Facility. KSC-03pd0572

In anticipation of war with Iraq, Sergeant (SGT) Marcus F. Earl, left, the wire chief for Sierra Battery, Battalion Landing Team (BLT) 2/1, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Special Operations Capable (SOC) and Corporal (CPL) Travis S. Geisler, a Cannonneer with Sierra Battery (BLT) 2/1, 15th MEU (SOC) screw fuses onto the top of 155mm howitzer rounds in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

The anticipation builds among dependants as Marine Attack Squadron 211 (VMA-211) personnel land and taxi in near their hangars at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma, Arizona

Garret, son of US Marine Corps (USMC) Captain (CAPT) Scott Luckie, assigned to Marine Attack Squadron 211 (VMA-211), Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma, Arizona, waves his flag in anticipation of his fathers return from Iraq

US Under Secretary of the Army the Honorable Les Brownlee, welcomes the US Naval Academy (USNA) cheerleaders and mascot, Bill the Goat, during a pep-rally in the halls of the Pentagon in anticipation of the upcoming 105th Army-Navy football game

U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld greets the US Naval Academy (USNA) cheerleaders and mascot, Bill the Goat, outside his office at the Pentagon. The cheerleaders led a pep-rally through the halls of the Pentagon in anticipation of the upcoming 105th Army-Navy football game on Saturday. (DoD photo by JOC Craig Strawser) (Released)

Military personnel flock to the gas pumps at Langley Air Force Base (AFB), Virginia (VA), in anticipation of higher gas prices in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Gas prices are expected to take a major jump just prior to the Labor Day weekend, after Katrina destroyed many Gulf Coast towns and interrupted oil refineries gas production

[Hurricane Rita] Washington, DC, September 22, 2005 -- David Paulison, the Acting Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Emergency Preparedness and Response, speaks with Texas Governor Rick Perry about preparations for Hurricane Rita and to determine the need for federal assistance in anticipation of landfall there. He also called Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco to discuss that state's preparedness efforts and possible need for federal assistance in case Hurricane Rita affects that state. Bill Koplitz/FEMA

A US Marine Corps (USMC) MV-22 Osprey, Marine Tiltrotor Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron 22 (VMX-22), prepares to land on the flight deck of the US Navy (USN) Amphibious Assault Ship USS WASP (LHD 1). The WASP, homeported at Naval Station (NS) Norfolk, is conducting port familiarization operations in anticipation of an upcoming underway training period with the USMC MV-22 Osprey. The MV-22 is an advanced technology, vertical/short takeoff and landing (VSTOL) multipurpose tactical aircraft, and scheduled to replace the aging CH-46E Sea Knight and CH-53D Sea Stallion helicopters currently in service

[Hurricane Katrina] D'Iberville, MS, November 24, 2005 -- A FEMA contractor reviews paperwork in anticipation of releasing a new mobile home to hurricane evacuees on Thanksgiving day. Patsy Lynch/FEMA

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - The Forward Reaction Control System (FRCS) of space shuttle Atlantis sits in the transfer aisle of Orbiter Processing Facility Bay 1 in anticipation of being installed. The FRCS provides the thrust for attitude (rotational) maneuvers (pitch, yaw and roll) and for small velocity changes along the orbiter axis (translation maneuvers). Processing of Atlantis is under way for mission STS-115, the 19th flight to the International Space Station. KSC-05pd2537

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - The Forward Reaction Control System (FRCS) of space shuttle Atlantis sits in the transfer aisle of Orbiter Processing Facility Bay 1 in anticipation of being installed. The FRCS provides the thrust for attitude (rotational) maneuvers (pitch, yaw and roll) and for small velocity changes along the orbiter axis (translation maneuvers). Processing of Atlantis is under way for mission STS-115, the 19th flight to the International Space Station. KSC-05pd2538

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - The Forward Reaction Control System (FRCS) of space shuttle Atlantis sits in the transfer aisle of Orbiter Processing Facility Bay 1 in anticipation of being installed. The FRCS provides the thrust for attitude (rotational) maneuvers (pitch, yaw and roll) and for small velocity changes along the orbiter axis (translation maneuvers). Processing of Atlantis is under way for mission STS-115, the 19th flight to the International Space Station. KSC-05pd2536

[Hurricane Katrina] Pass Christian, Miss., December 21, 2005 -- Railroad crossings in Pass Christian are being repaired in anticipation of trains running once again. Pass Christian was devastated by Hurricane Katrina. Mark Wolfe/FEMA

Wives of U.S. Army Soldiers, 3rd Infantry Division, wait in anticipation for them to return to Cottrell Field, Fort Stewart, Ga., on Dec. 30, 2005, from a yearlong tour of duty overseas in the Middle East. (U.S. Army photo by Catherine Johnson) (Released)

Family members watch and wait in anticipation of reuniting with their loved ones assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division who are returning to Cottrell Field, Fort Stewart, Ga., on Dec. 30, 2005, from a yearlong tour of duty overseas in the Middle East. (U.S. Army photo by Catherine Johnson) (Released)

Atlanta, Ga., August 28, 2006 - At the FT. Gillem FEMA Logistics Center, 60 KW generators are ready to be loaded on trucks for delivery to prestaging areas in anticipation of a disaster. George Armstrong/FEMA

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Space Shuttle Atlantis is reflected in the water near Launch Pad 39B. The rotating service structure has been rolled away in anticipation of the rollback of the shuttle and mobile launcher platform to the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB), approximately 4 miles away. Despite the clear blue skies, the rollback is a safety precaution as the area waits for the arrival of Tropical Storm Ernesto. The storm is forecast to be bringing 58-mph to 70-mph winds in the next 24 hours. The shuttle will be moved into high bay 2, on the southwest side of the VAB, for protection from the storm. Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-06pd1966

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- The STS-116 mission crew practices for launch with a simulation of activities, from crew breakfast and suit-up to countdown in the orbiter. In this photo Mission Specialist Christer Fuglesang, who represents the European Space Agency, grins in anticipation of the launch countdown. When he is completely suited he will head to Launch Pad 39B. The STS-116 mission is No. 20 to the International Space Station and construction flight 12A.1. The mission payload is the SPACEHAB module, the P5 integrated truss structure and other key components. Launch is scheduled for no earlier than Dec. 7. Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett KSC-06pd2586

Onboard the U.S. Navy Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier, USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69), ΦBig Gτ, the Harlem Globetrotters Basketball Team Mascot, gets the crowd pumped up in anticipation for the game aboard ship on December 12, 2006. The Globetrotters visited the ship as part of their 21-day Morale, Welfare and Recreation tour of the Middle East in an effort to show thanks to the men and women of the military. The Eisenhower and embarked Carrier Air Wing 7 are underway in the Arabian Sea on a regularly scheduled deployment in support of Maritime Security Operations. (U.S. Navy PHOTO by Mass Communication SPECIALIST Third Class Matthew D. Leistikow) (Released)

Onboard the U.S. Navy Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier, USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69), ΦGlobieτ, the Harlem Globetrotters Basketball Team Mascot, gets the crowd pumped up in anticipation for the game aboard ship on December 12, 2006. The Globetrotters visited the ship as part of their 21-day Morale, Welfare and Recreation tour of the Middle East in an effort to show thanks to the men and women of the military. The Eisenhower and embarked Carrier Air Wing 7 are underway in the Arabian Sea on a regularly scheduled deployment in support of Maritime Security Operations. (U.S. Navy PHOTO by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Apprentice Laura Thuman) (Released)

San Diego Police Department Officers demonstrate the dangers of drinking and driving with the help of U.S. Navy PETTY Officer 3rd Class Hanna Young, assigned to the Amphibious Assault Ship USS TARAWA (LHA-1), during the shipΘs safety stand-down on Dec. 13, 2006. The TARAWA conducted a safety stand down in anticipation of the increased mishaps that occur during the holiday season. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Bryan Niegel) (Released)

[Hurricane Gustav] Corpus Christi, TX, September 9, 2008 -- Workers place boards on windows in a downtown Corpus Christi business. Preparations area being made in anticipation of Hurricane Ike's landfall. FEMA is working with the State of Texas to provide assistance to residents who may need to evacuate from their homes. Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Marietta, GA, August 16, 2007 -- FEMA Federal Incident Response Support Team (FIRSTeam) member Vince Boyer speaks with the media about the teams communication equipment before departing for Puerto Rico in anticipation of Hurricane Dean. The FIRST Team leads FEMA's initial response to disasters. Mark Wolfe/FEMA

Marietta, GA, August 16, 2007 -- FEMA Federal Incident Response Support Team (FIRSTeam) leader Willie Womack speaks with the media before departing for Puerto Rico in anticipation of Hurricane Dean. The FIRST Team leads FEMA's initial response to disasters. Mark Wolfe/FEMA

[Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding] Des Moines, IA, June 15, 2008 -- Public Works employee Charles Northway closed Euclid Ave in anticipation of more flooding from the approaching storm. Many of Des Moines main roads have been blocked by high water after heavy rains sent the Des Moines River to record levels. Photo by Greg Henshall / FEMA

Winfield, MO, June 19, 2008 -- Local volunteers prepare sandbags into the evening hours at a local high school to help sandbagging efforts on the local levees in anticipation of breaching of the levees on June 19, 2008. Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Winfield, MO, June 19, 2008 -- Members of the Missouri National Guard, Army and Air Force National Guard stack sandbags on a truck that will transport the sandbags next to the levee in anticipation that the levee may breach. They have stacked well over two and a half miles of sandbags on the levee. Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Winfield, MO, June 19, 2008 -- Members of the Missouri National Guard, Army and Air Force National Guard stack sandbags next to the levee in anticipation that the levee may breach. Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Winfield, MO, June 19, 2008 -- Members of the Missouri National Guard, Army and Air Force National Guard stack sandbags next to the levee in anticipation that the levee may breach. Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Winfield, MO, June 19, 2008 -- Local volunteers prepare sandbags into the evening hours at a local high school to help sandbagging efforts on the local levees in anticipation of breaching of the levees on June 19, 2008. Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Winfield, MO, June 19, 2008 -- Local volunteers prepare sandbags into the evening hours at a local high school to help sandbagging efforts on the local levees in anticipation of breaching of the levees on June 19, 2008. Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Winfield, MO, June 19, 2008 -- Members of the Missouri National Guard, Army and Air Force National Guards unload sandbags from a truck and stack them on the levee in anticipation of higher food water. Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Winfield, MO, 06/19/2008 -- Local volunteers prepare sandbags into the evening hours at a local high school to help sandbagging efforts on the local levees in anticipation of breaching of the levees. Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Winfield, MO, June 19, 2008 -- Members of the Missouri National Guard, Army and Air Force National Guard stack sandbags on a truck that will transport the sandbags next to the levee in anticipation that the levee may breach. They have stacked well over two and a half miles of sandbags on the levee. Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Winfield, MO, 06/19/2008 -- Local volunteers prepare sandbags into the evening hours at a local high school to help sandbagging efforts on the local levees in anticipation of breaching of the levees on June 19, 2008. Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Winfield, MO, June 19, 2008 -- Local volunteers prepare sandbags into the evening hours at a local high school to help sandbagging efforts on the local levees in anticipation of breaching of the levees on June 19, 2008. Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

Winfield, MO, June 19, 2008 -- Buddy Blevins of St. Louis volunteers at a sandbag operation into the evening hours at a local high school to help sandbagging efforts on the local levees in anticipation of breeching of the levees on June 19, 2008. Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA