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Syr-dar'inskaia oblast'. Nadpis' vysiechennaia na odnoi iz skal Ilan Utinskago Ushchel'ia

Syr-dar'inskaia oblast'. Ilan Utinskoe Ushchel'e [sic]

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Members of the STS-107 crew check out equipment at SPACEHAB. Beginning in the center are Mission Specialists Michael Anderson and Laurel Clark; at far right are Ilan Ramon, from Israel, and Kalpana Chawla. Identified as a research mission, STS-107 is scheduled for launch July 19, 2001 KSC00pp1591

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- STS-107 crew members check out equipment at SPACEHAB that will be part of their mission. In the background center can be seen Mission Specialists Kalpana Chawla and David Brown. At right are Mission Specialists Ilan Ramon and Laurel Clark. Identified as a research mission, STS-107 is scheduled for launch July 19, 2001 KSC-00pp1590

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- At SPACEHAB, STS-107 crew members become acquainted with equipment that will be on the mission. From left are Mission Specialists David Brown, Ilan Ramon (from Israel), Michael Anderson and Kalpana Chawla; seated in front is Mission Specialist Laurel Clark. Identified as a research mission, STS-107 is scheduled for launch July 19, 2001 KSC00pp1595

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- At SPACEHAB, STS-107 crew members check out equipment for their mission. At the far left are Mission Specialists Kalpana Chawla and Ilan Ramon, who is from Israel. At center, handling the equipment, are Mission Specialists David Brown and Michael Anderson. Identified as a research mission, STS-107 is scheduled for launch July 19, 2001 KSC00pp1593

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- At SPACEHAB, STS-107 crew members refer to documentation while Mission Specialist Ilan Ramon of Israel points to data on a laptop screen. Gathered around Ramon are (left to right) Mission Specialists Laurel Clark, Michael Anderson, David Brown and Kalpana Chawla (back to camera). Identified as a research mission, STS-107 is scheduled for launch July 19, 2001 KSC-00pp1597

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Members of the STS-107 crew check out equipment at SPACEHAB. Beginning in the center are Mission Specialists Michael Anderson and Laurel Clark; at far right are Ilan Ramon, from Israel, and Kalpana Chawla. Identified as a research mission, STS-107 is scheduled for launch July 19, 2001 KSC-00pp1591

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- At SPACEHAB, STS-107 crew members refer to documentation while Mission Specialist Ilan Ramon of Israel points to data on a laptop screen. Gathered around Ramon are (left to right) Mission Specialists Laurel Clark, Michael Anderson, David Brown and Kalpana Chawla (back to camera). Identified as a research mission, STS-107 is scheduled for launch July 19, 2001 KSC00pp1597

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- At SPACEHAB, STS-107 crew members check out equipment for their mission. At the far left are Mission Specialists Kalpana Chawla and Ilan Ramon, who is from Israel. At center, handling the equipment, are Mission Specialists David Brown and Michael Anderson. Identified as a research mission, STS-107 is scheduled for launch July 19, 2001 KSC-00pp1593

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- At SPACEHAB, STS-107 crew members become acquainted with equipment that will be on the mission. From left are Mission Specialists David Brown, Ilan Ramon (from Israel), Michael Anderson and Kalpana Chawla; seated in front is Mission Specialist Laurel Clark. Identified as a research mission, STS-107 is scheduled for launch July 19, 2001 KSC-00pp1595

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- STS-107 crew members check out equipment at SPACEHAB that will be part of their mission. In the background center can be seen Mission Specialists Kalpana Chawla and David Brown. At right are Mission Specialists Ilan Ramon and Laurel Clark. Identified as a research mission, STS-107 is scheduled for launch July 19, 2001 KSC00pp1590

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Taking part in In-Flight Maintenance training, the STS-107 crew poses in front of the SPACEHAB Double Module. In back are Mission Specialist Laurel Clark, Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon of Israel and Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla; in front are Mission Specialist David M. Brown, Commander Rick D. Husband, Pilot William C. “Willie” McCool (behind) and Mission Specialist Michael Anderson. As a research mission, STS-107 will carry the SPACEHAB Double Module in its first research flight into space and a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. It is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC-00pp1853

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Four members of the STS-107 crew look over equipment inside the SPACEHAB Double Module, which will be making its first research flight into space on STS-107. Seen are (left to right) Mission Specialist David M. Brown, Pilot William C. “Willie” McCool, Commander Rick D. Husband and Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon of Israel. STS-107 will carry a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. It is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC-00pp1849

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- During In-Flight Maintenance training for their mission, STS-107 crew members check equipment and paperwork inside the SPACEHAB Double Module. From left to right are Pilot William C. "Willie" McCool; Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon; Mission Specialists Michael Anderson and David M. Brown; and Commander Rick D. Husband. As a research mission, STS-107 will carry the SPACEHAB Double Module in its first research flight into space and a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC00pp1840

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- During In-Flight Maintenance training for their mission, STS-107 crew members check equipment and paperwork inside the SPACEHAB Double Module. From left to right are Pilot William C. "Willie" McCool; Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon; Mission Specialists Michael Anderson and David M. Brown; and Commander Rick D. Husband. As a research mission, STS-107 will carry the SPACEHAB Double Module in its first research flight into space and a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC-00pp1840

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- STS-107 crew members take part in In-Flight Maintenance training for their mission. Under the watchful eyes of SPACEHAB trainer David Butler (left), Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon of Israel (center) and Mission Specialist David M. Brown (right) check equipment and paperwork inside the SPACEHAB Double Module. Research mission STS-107, scheduled to launch July 19, 2001, will carry the SPACEHAB Double Module in its first flight into space and a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science KSC-00pp1842

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Members of the STS-107 crew take part in In-Flight Maintenance training for their mission. One of the payload elements on the mission is the SPACEHAB Double Module in its first research flight into space. Working with equipment inside the SPACEHAB Double Module are (left to right) Commander Rick D. Husband, Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon of Israel and Pilot William C. "Willie" McCool , while SPACEHAB trainer David Butler (standing) looks on. Research mission STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC00pp1841

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Taking part in In-Flight Maintenance training, the STS-107 crew poses in front of the SPACEHAB Double Module. In back are Mission Specialist Laurel Clark, Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon of Israel, and Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla; in front are Mission Specialist David M. Brown, Commander Rick D. Husband, Pilot William C. “Willie” McCool (behind) and Mission Specialist Michael Anderson. As a research mission, STS-107 will carry the SPACEHAB Double Module in its first research flight into space and a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. It is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC-00pp1852

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Members of the STS-107 crew look over equipment inside the SPACEHAB Double Module, which will be making its first research flight into space on STS-107. Seen are (left to right) Payload Specialists Ilan Ramon and Mission Specialist David M. Brown. STS-107 will carry a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. It is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC-00pp1855

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Taking part in In-Flight Maintenance training, the STS-107 crew poses in front of the SPACEHAB Double Module. In back are Mission Specialist Laurel Clark, Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon of Israel and Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla; in front are Mission Specialist David M. Brown, Commander Rick D. Husband, Pilot William C. “Willie” McCool (behind) and Mission Specialist Michael Anderson. As a research mission, STS-107 will carry the SPACEHAB Double Module in its first research flight into space and a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. It is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC00pp1853

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Four members of the STS-107 crew look over equipment inside the SPACEHAB Double Module, which will be making its first research flight into space on STS-107. Seen are (left to right) Mission Specialist David M. Brown, Pilot William C. “Willie” McCool, Commander Rick D. Husband and Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon of Israel. STS-107 will carry a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. It is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC00pp1849

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- STS-107 crew members take part in In-Flight Maintenance training for their mission. Under the watchful eyes of SPACEHAB trainer David Butler (left), Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon of Israel (center) and Mission Specialist David M. Brown (right) check equipment and paperwork inside the SPACEHAB Double Module. Research mission STS-107, scheduled to launch July 19, 2001, will carry the SPACEHAB Double Module in its first flight into space and a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science KSC00pp1842

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Members of the STS-107 crew take part in In-Flight Maintenance training for their mission. One of the payload elements on the mission is the SPACEHAB Double Module in its first research flight into space. Working with equipment inside the SPACEHAB Double Module are (left to right) Commander Rick D. Husband, Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon of Israel and Pilot William C. "Willie" McCool , while SPACEHAB trainer David Butler (standing) looks on. Research mission STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC-00pp1841

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Members of the STS-107 crew look over equipment inside the SPACEHAB Double Module, which will be making its first research flight into space on STS-107. Seen are (left to right) Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon and Mission Specialist David M. Brown, Commander Rick D. Husband, [trainer David Butler] and Pilot William C. “Willie” McCool. STS-107 will carry a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. It is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC00pp1854

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Members of the STS-107 crew look over equipment inside the SPACEHAB Double Module, which will be making its first research flight into space on STS-107. Seen are (left to right) Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon and Mission Specialist David M. Brown, Commander Rick D. Husband, [trainer David Butler] and Pilot William C. “Willie” McCool. STS-107 will carry a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. It is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC-00pp1854

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Members of the STS-107 crew look over equipment inside the SPACEHAB Double Module, which will be making its first research flight into space on STS-107. Seen are (left to right) Payload Specialists Ilan Ramon and Mission Specialist David M. Brown. STS-107 will carry a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. It is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC00pp1855

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Taking part in In-Flight Maintenance training, the STS-107 crew poses in front of the SPACEHAB Double Module. In back are Mission Specialist Laurel Clark, Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon of Israel, and Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla; in front are Mission Specialist David M. Brown, Commander Rick D. Husband, Pilot William C. “Willie” McCool (behind) and Mission Specialist Michael Anderson. As a research mission, STS-107 will carry the SPACEHAB Double Module in its first research flight into space and a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. It is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC00pp1852

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Members of the STS-107 crew take part in In-Flight Maintenance training for their mission. One of the payload elements on the mission is the SPACEHAB Double Module in its first research flight into space. Working with equipment inside the SPACEHAB Double Module are (left to right) SPACEHAB trainer David Butler, Pilot William C. “Willie” McCool, Commander Rick D. Husband, and Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, from Israel. Research mission STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC-00pp1834

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Members of the STS-107 crew take part in In-Flight Maintenance training for their mission. One of the payload elements on the mission is the SPACEHAB Double Module in its first research flight into space. Checking equipment and paperwork inside the SPACEHAB Double Module are (left to right) Mission Specialist David M. Brown, Pilot William C. “Willie” McCool, Commander Rick D. Husband and Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon of Israel. STS-107 will carry a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. It is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC00pp1848

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Members of the STS-107 crew take part in In-Flight Maintenance training for their mission. Looking over the OSTEO experiment and paperwork are (at left) Mission Specialists David M. Brown and Laurel Clark and Payload Specialist Ilan Roman of Israel; Pilot William C. “Willie” McCool; and Commander Rick D. Husband. Looking on are project engineers and scientists. On the right are Mission Specialists Michael Anderson (back to camera) and Kalpana Chawla. As a research mission, STS-107will carry the SPACEHAB Double Module in its first research flight into space and a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. It is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC-00pp1838

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Members of the STS-107 crew take part in In-Flight Maintenance training for their mission. One of the payload elements on the mission is the SPACEHAB Double Module in its first research flight into space. Working with equipment inside the SPACEHAB Double Module are (front) Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon (left), astronaut from Israel, and Commander Rick D. Husband; (back) Mission Specialist David Brown, SPACEHAB trainer David Butler, and Pilot William C. “Willie” McCool. Research mission STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC00pp1835

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Members of the STS-107 crew take part in In-Flight Maintenance training for their mission. One of the payload elements on the mission is the SPACEHAB Double Module in its first research flight into space. Working with equipment inside the SPACEHAB Double Module are (left to right) SPACEHAB trainer David Butler, Pilot William C. “Willie” McCool, Commander Rick D. Husband, and Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, from Israel. Research mission STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC00pp1834

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Members of the STS-107 crew take part in In-Flight Maintenance training for their mission. One of the payload elements on the mission is the SPACEHAB Double Module in its first research flight into space. Working with equipment inside the SPACEHAB Double Module are (front) Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon (left), astronaut from Israel, and Commander Rick D. Husband; (back) Mission Specialist David Brown, SPACEHAB trainer David Butler, and Pilot William C. “Willie” McCool. Research mission STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC-00pp1835

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Members of the STS-107 crew take part in In-Flight Maintenance training for their mission. Looking over an OSTEO experiment and paperwork are (left to right) Commander Rick D. Husband; Mission Specialists Laurel Clark, David M. Brown and Ilan Ramon of Israel; and Pilot William C. “Willie” McCool. As a research mission, STS-107will carry the SPACEHAB Double Module in its first research flight into space and a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. It is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC00pp1837

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Members of the STS-107 crew take part in In-Flight Maintenance training for their mission. Looking over an OSTEO experiment and paperwork are (left to right) Commander Rick D. Husband; Mission Specialists Laurel Clark, David M. Brown and Ilan Ramon of Israel; and Pilot William C. “Willie” McCool. As a research mission, STS-107will carry the SPACEHAB Double Module in its first research flight into space and a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. It is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC-00pp1837

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Members of the STS-107 crew take part in In-Flight Maintenance training for their mission. Looking over the OSTEO experiment and paperwork are (at left) Mission Specialists David M. Brown and Laurel Clark and Payload Specialist Ilan Roman of Israel; Pilot William C. “Willie” McCool; and Commander Rick D. Husband. Looking on are project engineers and scientists. On the right are Mission Specialists Michael Anderson (back to camera) and Kalpana Chawla. As a research mission, STS-107will carry the SPACEHAB Double Module in its first research flight into space and a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. It is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC00pp1838

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Members of the STS-107 crew take part in In-Flight Maintenance training for their mission. As a research mission, STS-107 will carry the SPACEHAB Double Module in its first research flight into space and a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. Looking over an experiment are (left to right) Mission Specialist David M. Brown and Laurel Clark (back to camera), Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon of Israel and Commander Rick D. Husband; Pilot William C. “Willie” McCool is behind them. Looking on are project engineers and scientists. At right are Mission Specialists Michael Anderson and Kalpana Chawla. STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC-00pp1839

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Members of the STS-107 crew take part in In-Flight Maintenance training for their mission. One of the payload elements on the mission is the SPACEHAB Double Module in its first research flight into space. Checking equipment and paperwork inside the SPACEHAB Double Module are (left to right) Mission Specialist David M. Brown, Pilot William C. “Willie” McCool, Commander Rick D. Husband and Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon of Israel. STS-107 will carry a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. It is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC-00pp1848

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- As part of In-Flight Maintenance training at SPACEHAB, in Cape Canaveral, Fla., members of the STS-107 crew learn about Biological Research in Canisters (BRIC) experiments that will be on their mission. From left are Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla, Pilot William C. “Willie” McCool, Mission Specialists Laurel Clark and Michael Anderson, Roberteen McCray of Bionetics, Commander Rick D. Husband,; Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon of Israel and Mission Specialist David M. Brown. STS-107 will carry a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. It is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC00pp1857

As part of In-Flight Maintenance training at SPACEHAB, in Cape Canaveral, Fla., members of the STS-107 crew learn about Biological Research in Canisters (BRIC) experiments that will be on their mission. Gathered around the table are (from left) Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla, Pilot William C. “Willie” McCool, Mission Specialists Laurel Clark and Michael Anderson, Roberteen McCray of Bionetics, Commander Rick D. Husband, Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon of Israel and Mission Specialist David M. Brown. STS-107 will carry a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. It is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC00pp1856

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- As part of In-Flight Maintenance training, members of the STS-107 crew check out one of the Biotube experiments that will be part of their research mission . From left (in uniform) are Mission Specialist David M. Brown, Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon of Israel, and Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla; Pilot William C. “Willie” McCool (crouching behind the table); Commander Rick D. Husband; and Mission Specialist Laurel Clark. At right is project engineer April Boody. As a research mission, STS-107 will carry the SPACEHAB Double Module in its first research flight into space and a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. It is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC00pp1846

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- As part of In-Flight Maintenance training, members of the STS-107 crew check out one of the Biotube experiments that will be part of their research mission . From left (in uniform) are Mission Specialist David M. Brown, Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon of Israel, and Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla; Pilot William C. “Willie” McCool (crouching behind the table); Commander Rick D. Husband; and Mission Specialist Laurel Clark. At right is project engineer April Boody. As a research mission, STS-107 will carry the SPACEHAB Double Module in its first research flight into space and a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. It is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC-00pp1846

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- As part of In-Flight Maintenance training at SPACEHAB, in Cape Canaveral, Fla., the STS-107 crew learns about Biological Research in Canisters (BRIC) experiments that will be on their mission. From left are Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla, Pilot William C. “Willie” McCool, Roberteen McCray of Bionetics, Commander Rick D. Husband, Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon of Israel, and Mission Specialists David M. Brown and Michael Anderson. At right is Debbie Wells of Bionetics. Not seen is Mission Specialist Laurel Clark. STS-107 will carry a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. It is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC00pp1860

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- As part of In-Flight Maintenance training, members of the STS-107 crew check out one of the Biotube experiments that will be part of their research mission. From left (in uniform) are Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon of Israel, Mission Specialists David M. Brown and Kalpana Chawla, Pilot William C. “Willie” McCool (crouching behind the table), Commander Rick D. Husband, and Mission Specialist Laurel Clark. STS-107 will carry the SPACEHAB Double Module in its first research flight into space and a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. It is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC00pp1847

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- STS-107 Mission Specialists David M. Brown (center) and Michael Anderson (right) get information about one of the Biological Research in Canisters (BRIC) experiments that will be on their mission. At left is Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon of Israel. The crew has been taking part in In-Flight Maintenance training at SPACEHAB, in Cape Canaveral, Fla., for their mission. STS-107 will carry a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. It is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC00pp1858

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- As part of In-Flight Maintenance training at SPACEHAB, in Cape Canaveral, Fla., the STS-107 crew learns about Biological Research in Canisters (BRIC) experiments that will be on their mission. From left are Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla, Pilot William C. “Willie” McCool, Roberteen McCray of Bionetics, Commander Rick D. Husband, Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon of Israel, and Mission Specialists David M. Brown and Michael Anderson. At right is Debbie Wells of Bionetics. Not seen is Mission Specialist Laurel Clark. STS-107 will carry a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. It is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC-00pp1860

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- The STS-107 crew takes part in In-Flight Maintenance training, learning more about experiments that will be part of the mission. Seated in front (left to right) are Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla, Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon of Israel; Commander Rick D. Husband; Mission Specialist Laurel Clark; and Pilot William C. “Willie” McCool; in back are Mission Specialists David M. Brown and Michael Anderson. As a research mission, STS-107 will carry the SPACEHAB Double Module in its first research flight into space and a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. It is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC-00pp1851

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- As part of In-Flight Maintenance training at SPACEHAB, in Cape Canaveral, Fla., members of the STS-107 crew learn about Biological Research in Canisters (BRIC) experiments that will be on their mission. From left Commander Rick D. Husband and Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon of Israel look over paperwork. Mission Specialists David M. Brown and Michael Anderson (center) look at the way Debbie Wells of Bionetics manipulates part of the equipment. STS-107 will carry a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. It is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC00pp1859

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- As part of In-Flight Maintenance training at SPACEHAB, in Cape Canaveral, Fla., members of the STS-107 crew learn about Biological Research in Canisters (BRIC) experiments that will be on their mission. From left Commander Rick D. Husband and Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon of Israel look over paperwork. Mission Specialists David M. Brown and Michael Anderson (center) look at the way Debbie Wells of Bionetics manipulates part of the equipment. STS-107 will carry a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. It is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC-00pp1859

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- As part of In-Flight Maintenance training at SPACEHAB, in Cape Canaveral, Fla., the STS-107 crew learns about Biological Research in Canisters (BRIC) experiments that will be on their mission. Seen looking over paperwork and one of the BRIC experiments are Commander Rick D. Husband (left) and Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon of Israel. STS-107 will carry a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. It is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC00pp1861

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Members of the STS-107 crew are taking part in In-Flight Maintenance training. Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon of Israel, project engineer April Boody, Commander Rick D. Husband and Mission Specialist Laurel Clark look over a Biotube experiment. As a research mission, STS-107 will carry the SPACEHAB Double Module in its first research flight into space and a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. It is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC00pp1845

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Members of the STS-107 crew are taking part in In-Flight Maintenance training. Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon of Israel, project engineer April Boody, Commander Rick D. Husband and Mission Specialist Laurel Clark look over a Biotube experiment. As a research mission, STS-107 will carry the SPACEHAB Double Module in its first research flight into space and a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. It is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC-00pp1845

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- STS-107 Mission Specialists David M. Brown (center) and Michael Anderson (right) get information about one of the Biological Research in Canisters (BRIC) experiments that will be on their mission. At left is Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon of Israel. The crew has been taking part in In-Flight Maintenance training at SPACEHAB, in Cape Canaveral, Fla., for their mission. STS-107 will carry a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. It is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC-00pp1858

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- As part of In-Flight Maintenance training at SPACEHAB, in Cape Canaveral, Fla., the STS-107 crew learns about Biological Research in Canisters (BRIC) experiments that will be on their mission. Seen looking over paperwork and one of the BRIC experiments are Commander Rick D. Husband (left) and Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon of Israel. STS-107 will carry a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. It is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC-00pp1861

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- The STS-107 crew takes part in In-Flight Maintenance training, learning more about experiments that will be part of the mission. Seated in front (left to right) are Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla, Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon of Israel; Commander Rick D. Husband; Mission Specialist Laurel Clark; and Pilot William C. “Willie” McCool; in back are Mission Specialists David M. Brown and Michael Anderson. As a research mission, STS-107 will carry the SPACEHAB Double Module in its first research flight into space and a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. It is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC00pp1851

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- As part of In-Flight Maintenance training, members of the STS-107 crew check out one of the Biotube experiments that will be part of their research mission. From left (in uniform) are Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon of Israel, Mission Specialists David M. Brown and Kalpana Chawla, Pilot William C. “Willie” McCool (crouching behind the table), Commander Rick D. Husband, and Mission Specialist Laurel Clark. STS-107 will carry the SPACEHAB Double Module in its first research flight into space and a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. It is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC-00pp1847

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- As part of In-Flight Maintenance training at SPACEHAB, in Cape Canaveral, Fla., members of the STS-107 crew learn about Biological Research in Canisters (BRIC) experiments that will be on their mission. From left are Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla, Pilot William C. “Willie” McCool, Mission Specialists Laurel Clark and Michael Anderson, Roberteen McCray of Bionetics, Commander Rick D. Husband,; Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon of Israel and Mission Specialist David M. Brown. STS-107 will carry a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. It is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC-00pp1857

As part of In-Flight Maintenance training at SPACEHAB, in Cape Canaveral, Fla., members of the STS-107 crew learn about Biological Research in Canisters (BRIC) experiments that will be on their mission. Gathered around the table are (from left) Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla, Pilot William C. “Willie” McCool, Mission Specialists Laurel Clark and Michael Anderson, Roberteen McCray of Bionetics, Commander Rick D. Husband, Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon of Israel and Mission Specialist David M. Brown. STS-107 will carry a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. It is scheduled to launch July 19, 2001 KSC-00pp1856

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- At SPACEHAB, Cape Canaveral, Fla., the STS-107 crew takes part in Crew Equipment Interface Test (CEIT) activities. From left are Mission Specialist Laurel Blair Salton Clark, Commander Rick Douglas Husband, Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, of Israel, and Payload Commander Michael P. Anderson. A trainer is at far right. As a research mission, STS-107 will carry the Spacehab Double Module in its first research flight into space and a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. The CEIT activities enable the crew to perform certain flight operations, operate experiments in a flight-like environment, evaluate stowage locations and obtain additional exposure to specific experiment operations. Other STS-107 crew members are Pilot William C. McCool and Mission Specialists Kalpana Chawla and David M. Brown. STS-107 is scheduled for launch May 23, 2002 KSC01pd1116

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- STS-107 Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, of Israel, manipulates a piece of equipment in the Spacehab module. He and other crew members are taking part in Crew Equipment Interface Test (CEIT) activities at SPACEHAB, Cape Canaveral, Fla. As a research mission, STS-107 will carry the Spacehab Double Module in its first research flight into space and a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. The CEIT activities enable the crew to perform certain flight operations, operate experiments in a flight-like environment, evaluate stowage locations and obtain additional exposure to specific experiment operations. Other STS-107 crew members are Commander Rick Douglas Husband, Pilot William C. McCool; Payload Commander Michael P. Anderson; and Mission Specialists Kalpana Chawla, Laurel Blair Salton Clark and David M. Brown. STS-107 is scheduled for launch May 23, 2002 KSC-01pp1118

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- At SPACEHAB, Cape Canaveral, Fla., STS-107 Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla checks out items stored in the Spacehab module. Behind her, left, is Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, of Israel, looking over a piece of equipment. At right is a trainer. The crew is taking part in Crew Equipment Interface Test (CEIT) activities at SPACEHAB, Port Canaveral, Fla. As a research mission, STS-107 will carry the Spacehab Double Module in its first research flight into space and a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. The CEIT activities enable the crew to perform certain flight operations, operate experiments in a flight-like environment, evaluate stowage locations and obtain additional exposure to specific experiment operations. Other STS-107 crew members are Commander Rick Douglas Husband, Pilot William C. McCool; Payload Commander Michael P. Anderson; and Mission Specialists Laurel Blair Salton Clark and David M. Brown. STS-107 is scheduled for launch May 23, 2002 KSC01pd1117

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- During Crew Equipment Interface Test (CEIT)activities at Spacehab, Cape Canaveral, Fla., STS-107 Commander Rick Douglas Husband checks out a piece of equipment. As a research mission, STS-107 will carry the Spacehab Double Module in its first research flight into space and a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. The CEIT activities enable the crew to perform certain flight operations, operate experiments in a flight-like environment, evaluate stowage locations and obtain additional exposure to specific experiment operations. Other STS-107 crew members are Pilot William C. McCool; Payload Commander Michael P. Anderson; Mission Specialists Kalpana Chawla, David M. Brown and Laurel Blair Salton Clark; and Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, of Israel. STS-107 is scheduled for launch May 23, 2002 KSC-01pp1114

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- At SPACEHAB, Cape Canaveral, Fla., STS-107 Mission Specialist Laurel Blair Salton Clark manipulates a piece of equipment. She and other crew members are at SPACEHAB, Port Canaveral, Fla., for Crew Equipment Interface Test (CEIT) activities that enable the crew to perform certain flight operations, operate experiments in a flight-like environment, evaluate stowage locations and obtain additional exposure to specific experiment operations. As a research mission, STS-107 will carry the Spacehab Double Module in its first research flight into space and a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. Other STS-107 crew members are Commander Rick Douglas Husband, Pilot William C. McCool; Payload Commander Michael P. Anderson; and Mission Specialists Kalpana Chawla, David M. Brown and Ilan Ramon, of Israel. STS-107 is scheduled for launch May 23, 2002 KSC01pd1120

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- At SPACEHAB, Cape Canaveral, Fla., members of the STS-107 crew discuss the experiments in the Spacehab module. Seated, in the foreground, is Mission Specialist Laurel Blair Salton Clark; standing behind her are Commander Rick Douglas Husband and Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla. They and other crew members Pilot William C. McCool; Payload Commander Michael P. Anderson; and Mission Specialists David M. Brown and Ilan Ramon, of Israel, are at SPACEHAB for Crew Equipment Interface Test (CEIT) activities. The CEIT enables the crew to perform certain flight operations, operate experiments in a flight-like environment, evaluate stowage locations and obtain additional exposure to specific experiment operations. As a research mission, STS-107 will carry the Spacehab Double Module in its first research flight into space and a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. STS-107 is scheduled for launch May 23, 2002 KSC01pd1121

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- During Crew Equipment Interface Test (CEIT)activities at SPACEHAB, Cape Canaveral, Fla., STS-107 Mission Specialist Laurel Blair Salton Clark gets hands-on training on equipment inside the Spacehab module. As a research mission, STS-107 will carry the Spacehab Double Module in its first research flight into space and a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. CEIT activities enable the crew to perform certain flight operations, operate experiments in a flight-like environment, evaluate stowage locations and obtain additional exposure to specific experiment operations. Other STS-107 crew members are Commander Rick Douglas Husband; Pilot William C. McCool; Payload Commander Michael P. Anderson; Mission Specialists Kalpana Chawla and David M. Brown; and Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, of Israel. STS-107 is scheduled for launch May 23, 2002 KSC01pd1113

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- At SPACEHAB, Cape Canaveral, Fla., STS-107 Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon (foreground), of Israel, and Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla (background) check out experiments inside the Spacehab module. They and other crew members are taking part in Crew Equipment Interface Test (CEIT) activities that enable the crew to perform certain flight operations, operate experiments in a flight-like environment, evaluate stowage locations and obtain additional exposure to specific experiment operations. As a research mission, STS-107 will carry the Spacehab Double Module in its first research flight into space and a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. . Other STS-107 crew members are Commander Rick Douglas Husband, Pilot William C. McCool; Payload Commander Michael P. Anderson; and Mission Specialists Laurel Blair Salton Clark and David M. Brown. STS-107 is scheduled for launch May 23, 2002 KSC01pd1119

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- During Crew Equipment Interface Test (CEIT)activities at SPACEHAB, Cape Canaveral, Fla., STS-107 Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla looks over equipment inside the Spacehab module. As a research mission, STS-107 will carry the Spacehab Double Module in its first research flight into space and a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. The CEIT activities enable the crew to perform certain flight operations, operate experiments in a flight-like environment, evaluate stowage locations and obtain additional exposure to specific experiment operations. Other STS-107 crew members are Commander Rick Douglas Husband; Pilot William C. McCool; Payload Commander Michael P. Anderson; Mission Specialists Laurel Blair Salton Clark and David M. Brown; and Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, of Israel. STS-107 is scheduled for launch May 23, 2002 KSC-01pp1115

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- STS-107 Payload Commander Michael Anderson trains on equipment in the training module at SPACEHAB, Cape Canaveral, Fla. Anderson and other crew members Commander Rick D. Husband, Pilot William C. McCool, Mission Specialists Kalpana Chawla, Laurel Blair Salton Clark and David M. Brown; and Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, of Israel, are at SPACEHAB to take part in Crew Equipment Interface Test (CEIT) activities. The CEIT enables the crew to perform certain flight operations, operate experiments in a flight-like environment, evaluate stowage locations and obtain additional exposure to specific experiment operations. . As a research mission, STS-107 will carry the SPACEHAB Double Module in its first research flight into space and a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. STS-107 is scheduled for launch May 23, 2002 KSC-01pp1168

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- STS-107 Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, of Israel, trains on equipment in the training module at SPACEHAB, Cape Canaveral. Ramon and other crew members Commander Rick D. Husband, Pilot William C. McCool, Payload Commander Michael P. Anderson; and Mission Specialists Kalpana Chawla, Laurel Blair Salton Clark and David M. Brown are at SPACEHAB to take part in Crew Equipment Interface Test (CEIT) activities. The CEIT enables the crew to perform certain flight operations, operate experiments in a flight-like environment, evaluate stowage locations and obtain additional exposure to specific experiment operations. As a research mission, STS-107 will carry the SPACEHAB Double Module in its first research flight into space and a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. STS-107 is scheduled for launch May 23, 2002 KSC01pd1167

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- During Crew Equipment Interface Test activities at SPACEHAB, Cape Canaveral, Fla., STS-107 Mission Specialist Laurel Blair Salton Clark gets hands-on training on a glove box experiment inside the training module. As a research mission, STS-107 will carry the SPACEHAB Double Module in its first research flight into space and a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. CEIT activities enable the crew to perform certain flight operations, operate experiments in a flight-like environment, evaluate stowage locations and obtain additional exposure to specific experiment operations. Other STS-107 crew members are Commander Rick Douglas Husband; Pilot William C. McCool; Payload Commander Michael P. Anderson; Mission Specialists Kalpana Chawla and David M. Brown; and Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, of Israel. STS-107 is scheduled for launch May 23, 2002 KSC-01pp1162

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- During Crew Equipment Interface Test activities at SPACEHAB, Cape Canaveral, Fla., STS-107 Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla trains on a glove box experiment. As a research mission, STS-107 will carry the SPACEHAB Double Module in its first research flight into space and a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. CEIT activities enable the crew to perform certain flight operations, operate experiments in a flight-like environment, evaluate stowage locations and obtain additional exposure to specific experiment operations. Other STS-107 crew members are Commander Rick Douglas Husband; Pilot William C. McCool; Payload Commander Michael P. Anderson; Mission Specialists Laurel Blair Salton Clark and David M. Brown; and Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, of Israel. STS-107 is scheduled for launch May 23, 2002 KSC-01pp1164

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- STS-107 Mission Specialist David M. Brown trains on equipment in the training module at SPACEHAB, Cape Canaveral, Fla. Brown and other crew members Commander Rick D. Husband, Pilot William C. McCool, Payload Commander Michael P. Anderson; Mission Specialists Kalpana Chawla and Laurel Blair Salton Clark; and Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, of Israel, are at SPACEHAB to take part in Crew Equipment Interface Test (CEIT) activities. The CEIT enables the crew to perform certain flight operations, operate experiments in a flight-like environment, evaluate stowage locations and obtain additional exposure to specific experiment operations. As a research mission, STS-107 will carry the SPACEHAB Double Module in its first research flight into space and a broad collection of experiments ranging from material science to life science. STS-107 is scheduled for launch May 23, 2002 KSC01pd1166

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- At SPACEHAB, Cape Canaveral, members of the STS-107 crew look over elements in the SPACEHAB Double Module as part of equipment familiarization for their mission. The crew comprises Commander Rick Husband, Pilot William McCool, Payload Commander Michael Anderson, Mission Specialists Kalpana Chawla, David Brown and Laurel Clark, and Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon. STS-107 has two payload elements, the Double Module in its first flight into space and a Hitchhiker payload. The double module provides greater experiment capability than on previous flights, resulting for this mission in a very broad collection of experiments for NASA and commercial and European customers. The experiments range from material sciences to life sciences (many rats). The Hitchhiker carrier system is modular and expandable in accordance with payload requirements, which allows maximum efficiency in utilizing orbiter resources and increases the potential for early manifesting on the Shuttle. Hitchhiker experiments are housed in canisters or attached to mounting plates. The Hitchhiker canister comes in two varieties--the Hitchhiker Motorized Door Canister and the Sealed Canisters. STS-107 is scheduled to launch in May 2002 KSC-01pp1569

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- At SPACEHAB, Cape Canaveral, members of the STS-107 crew look over elements in the SPACEHAB Double Module as part of equipment familiarization for their mission. The crew comprises Commander Rick Husband, Pilot William McCool, Payload Commander Michael Anderson, Mission Specialists Kalpana Chawla, David Brown and Laurel Clark, and Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon. STS-107 has two payload elements, the Double Module in its first flight into space and a Hitchhiker payload. The double module provides greater experiment capability than on previous flights, resulting for this mission in a very broad collection of experiments for NASA and commercial and European customers. The experiments range from material sciences to life sciences (many rats). The Hitchhiker carrier system is modular and expandable in accordance with payload requirements, which allows maximum efficiency in utilizing orbiter resources and increases the potential for early manifesting on the Shuttle. Hitchhiker experiments are housed in canisters or attached to mounting plates. The Hitchhiker canister comes in two varieties--the Hitchhiker Motorized Door Canister and the Sealed Canisters. STS-107 is scheduled to launch in May 2002 KSC-01pp1571

JOHNSON SPACE CENTER, HOUSTON, TEXAS -- (JSC-2001-02920) -- Official portrait of astronaut Ilan Ramon, (Colonel, Israel Air Force), payload specialist representing the Israeli Space Agency (ISA) KSC-02pp0490

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. - At SPACEHAB in Cape Canaveral, Fla., members of the STS-107 crew get training on experiments in the Double Module, one of the mission payloads. Standing at left is Mission Specialist David Brown; kneeling in front are (left) Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, from Israel, and Pilot William "Willie" McCool; Commander Rick Husband stands in the background. In the center is a trainer. A research mission, the mission will be the first flight of the Double Module and will also carry a Hitchhiker payload. The experiments range from material sciences to life sciences (many rats). The Hitchhiker carrier system is modular and expandable in accordance with payload requirements. Hitchhiker experiments are housed in canisters or attached to mounting plates. The Hitchhiker canister comes in two varieties--the Hitchhiker Motorized Door Canister and the Sealed Canisters KSC-01pp1691

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- At SPACEHAB in Cape Canaveral, Fla., members of the STS-107 crew pose outside of the Double Module, one of the mission payloads. From left to right are Mission Specialist David Brown, Commander Rick D. Husband, Pilot William "Willie" McCool and Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, from Israel. A research mission, the mission will be the first flight of the Double Module and will also carry a Hitchhiker payload. The experiments range from material sciences to life sciences (many rats). The Hitchhiker carrier system is modular and expandable in accordance with payload requirements. Hitchhiker experiments are housed in canisters or attached to mounting plates. The Hitchhiker canister comes in two varieties--the Hitchhiker Motorized Door Canister and the Sealed Canisters KSC-01pp1693

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Inside the Double Module, located at SPACEHAB in Cape Canaveral, Fla., members of the STS-107 crew get training on some of the experiments that will be on their research mission. Kneeling in front are Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon (left) and Pilot William "Willie" McCool; standing behind them are Mission Specialist David Brown and Commander Rick Husband, who is working with a trainer. The mission will be the first flight of the Double Module and will also carry a Hitchhiker payload. The experiments range from material sciences to life sciences (many rats). The Hitchhiker carrier system is modular and expandable in accordance with payload requirements. Hitchhiker experiments are housed in canisters or attached to mounting plates. The Hitchhiker canister comes in two varieties--the Hitchhiker Motorized Door Canister and the Sealed Canisters KSC-01pp1694

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- STS-107 Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon checks equipment during crew training at SPACEHAB, Cape Canaveral, Fla. STS-107 is a research mission, and the primary payload is the first flight of the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM). The experiments range from material sciences to life sciences (many rats). Among the experiments is a Hitchhiker carrier system, modular and expandable in accordance with payload requirements. STS-107 is scheduled to launch in June 2002. KSC01pd1873

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- At SPACEHAB in Cape Canaveral, Fla., STS-107 Mission Specialists Ilan Ramon of Israel and Laurel Clark check out the equipment for the mission. STS-107 is a research mission, and the primary payload is the first flight of the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM). The experiments range from material sciences to life sciences (many rats). Among the experiments is a Hitchhiker carrier system, modular and expandable in accordance with payload requirements. STS-107 is scheduled to launch in June 2002 KSC01PD1861

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon checks equipment during crew training at SPACEHAB, Cape Canaveral, Fla. STS-107 is a research mission, and the primary payload is the first flight of the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM). The experiments range from material sciences to life sciences (many rats). Among the experiments is a Hitchhiker carrier system, modular and expandable in accordance with payload requirements. STS-107 is scheduled to launch in June 2002. KSC01pd1874

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, from Israel, pauses during an experiment at SPACEHAB, Cape Canaveral, Fla., to talk with Mission Specialist Laurel Clark. STS-107 is a research mission. The primary payload is the first flight of the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM). The experiments range from material sciences to life sciences (many rats). Also part of the payload is the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) that incorporates eight high priority secondary attached shuttle experiments: Mediterranean Israeli Dust Experiment (MEIDEX), Shuttle Ozone Limb Sounding Experiment (SOLSE-2), Student Tracked Atmospheric Research Satellite for Heuristic International Networking Experiment (STARSHINE), Critical Viscosity of Xenon-2 (CVX-2), Solar Constant Experiment-3 (SOLOCON-3), Prototype Synchrotron Radiation Detector (PSRD), Low Power Transceiver (LPT), and Collisions Into Dust Experiment -2 (COLLIDE-2). STS-107 is scheduled to launch in July 2002. KSC01pd1882

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - - STS-107 Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, from Israel, works on an experiment at SPACEHAB, Cape Canaveral, Fla. With him is Mission Specialist Laurel Clark. STS-107 is a research mission. The primary payload is the first flight of the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM). The experiments range from material sciences to life sciences (many rats). Also part of the payload is the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) that incorporates eight high priority secondary attached shuttle experiments: Mediterranean Israeli Dust Experiment (MEIDEX), Shuttle Ozone Limb Sounding Experiment (SOLSE-2), Student Tracked Atmospheric Research Satellite for Heuristic International Networking Experiment (STARSHINE), Critical Viscosity of Xenon-2 (CVX-2), Solar Constant Experiment-3 (SOLOCON-3), Prototype Synchrotron Radiation Detector (PSRD), Low Power Transceiver (LPT), and Collisions Into Dust Experiment -2 (COLLIDE-2). STS-107 is scheduled to launch in July 2002 KSC01pd1883

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, from Israel, trains on equipment at SPACEHAB, Cape Canaveral, Fla. STS-107 is a research mission. The primary payload is the first flight of the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM). The experiments range from material sciences to life sciences (many rats). Also part of the payload is the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) that incorporates eight high priority secondary attached shuttle experiments: Mediterranean Israeli Dust Experiment (MEIDEX), Shuttle Ozone Limb Sounding Experiment (SOLSE-2), Student Tracked Atmospheric Research Satellite for Heuristic International Networking Experiment (STARSHINE), Critical Viscosity of Xenon-2 (CVX-2), Solar Constant Experiment-3 (SOLOCON-3), Prototype Synchrotron Radiation Detector (PSRD), Low Power Transceiver (LPT), and Collisions Into Dust Experiment -2 (COLLIDE-2). STS-107 is scheduled to launch in July 2002 KSC-02pd0052

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon (left), with the Israeli Space Agency, and Payload Commander Michael Anderson pause during a payload check in the Orbiter Processing Facility. A research mission, STS-107 will carry as the primary payload the first flight of the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), also known as SPACEHAB. The experiments range from material sciences to life sciences. Another payload is FREESTAR (Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research) comprising Mediterranean Israeli Dust, Solar Constant, Shuttle Ozone Limb Sounding, Critical Viscosity of Xenon, Low Power, and Space Experimental Module experiments. STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 11, 2002 KSC-02pd0753

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Dressed in bunny suits, STS-107 Payload Commander Michael Anderson (left) and 107 Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon (right), who is with the Israeli Space Agency, review data in Columbia's payload bay for the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) experiments for the mission. FREESTAR comprises Mediterranean Israeli Dust, Solar Constant, Shuttle Ozone Limb Sounding, Critical Viscosity of Xenon, Low Power, and Space Experimental Module experiments. Another payload is the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), also known as SPACEHAB. The experiments range from material sciences to life sciences. STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 11, 2002 KSC-02pd0757

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Orbiter Processing Facility, STS-107 Payload Commander Michael Anderson (left) and 107 Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, with the Israeli Space Agency, look at one of the main engines on Columbia. A research mission, STS-107 will carry as the primary payload the first flight of the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), also known as SPACEHAB. The experiments range from material sciences to life sciences. Another payload is FREESTAR (Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research) comprising Mediterranean Israeli Dust, Solar Constant, Shuttle Ozone Limb Sounding, Critical Viscosity of Xenon, Low Power, and Space Experimental Module experiments. STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 11, 2002 KSC-02pd0754

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Dressed in a bunny suit, STS-107 Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, who is with the Israeli Space Agency, reviews data in Columbia's payload bay for Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) experiments for the mission. FREESTAR comprises Mediterranean Israeli Dust, Solar Constant, Shuttle Ozone Limb Sounding, Critical Viscosity of Xenon, Low Power, and Space Experimental Module experiments. Another payload is the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), also known as SPACEHAB. The experiments range from material sciences to life sciences. STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 11, 2002 KSC-02pd0758

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Dressed in bunny suits, STS-107 Payload Commander Michael Anderson (left) and 107 Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, with the Israeli Space Agency, are ready to enter Columbia's payload bay to work on Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) experiments for the mission. FREESTAR comprises Mediterranean Israeli Dust, Solar Constant, Shuttle Ozone Limb Sounding, Critical Viscosity of Xenon, Low Power, and Space Experimental Module experiments. Another payload is the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), also known as SPACEHAB. The experiments range from material sciences to life sciences. STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 11, 2002 KSC-02pd0755

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- During Crew Equipment Interface Test activities, the STS-107 crew looks at flight equipment in the Orbiter Processing Facility. From left are Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon (with the Israeli Space Agency), Pilot William "Willie" McCool (center), Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla and Commander Rick Husband. STS-107 is a research mission, with the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), also known as SPACEHAB, as the primary payload, plus the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) that incorporates eight high priority secondary attached shuttle experiments. STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 19, 2002 KSC-02pd0933

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- STS-107 Mission Specialists Ilan Ramon, with the Israeli Space Agency, and Laurel Clark check out equipment in the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), part of the payload on the mission. They are taking part in Crew Equipment Interface Test activities, which include equipment and payload familiarization. A research mission, STS-107 also will carry the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) that incorporates eight high priority secondary attached shuttle experiments. STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 19, 2002 KSC-02pd0944

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- During Crew Equipment Interface Test activities, the STS-107 crew looks at flight equipment in the Orbiter Processing Facility. From left are Payload Commander Michael Anderson, Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon (with the Israeli Space Agency), and Mission Specialist Laurel Clark. STS-107 is a research mission, with the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), also known as SPACEHAB, as the primary payload, plus the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) that incorporates eight high priority secondary attached shuttle experiments. STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 19, 2002 KSC-02pd0931

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Mission Specialists Ilan Ramon, with the Israeli Space Agency, and Laurel Clark check out equipment in the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), part of the payload on the mission. They are taking part in Crew Equipment Interface Test activities, which include equipment and payload familiarization. A research mission, STS-107 also will carry the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) that incorporates eight high priority secondary attached shuttle experiments. STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 19, 2002 KSC-02pd0941

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Mission Specialist Ilan Ramon, with the Israeli Space Agency, looks at an experiment in the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), part of the payload on the mission. The crew is taking part in Crew Equipment Interface Test activities, which include equipment and payload familiarization. A research mission, STS-107 also will carry the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) that incorporates eight high priority secondary attached shuttle experiments. STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 19, 2002 KSC-02pd0945

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- During Crew Equipment Interface Test activities, the STS-107 crew looks at flight equipment in the Orbiter Processing Facility. Seen counter clockwise from top left are Pilot William "Willie" McCool, Commander Rick Husband, Payload Commander Michael Anderson, Mission Specialists Laurel Clark and Kalpana Chawla, and Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, who is with the Israeli Space Agency. STS-107 is a research mission, with the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), also known as SPACEHAB, as the primary payload, plus the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) that incorporates eight high priority secondary attached shuttle experiments. STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 19, 2002 KSC-02pd0929

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- During Crew Equipment Interface Test activities, the STS-107 crew looks at flight equipment in the Orbiter Processing Facility. Seen left to right are Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, who is with the Israeli Space Agency, Mission Specialists David Brown and Kalpana Chawla, Commander Rick Husband and Pilot William "Willie" McCool. Behind Chawla is Payload Commander Michael Anderson. STS-107 is a research mission, with the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), also known as SPACEHAB, as the primary payload, plus the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) that incorporates eight high priority secondary attached shuttle experiments. STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 19, 2002 KSC-02pd0930

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- STS-107 Mission Specialists Ilan Ramon, with the Israeli Space Agency, holds a light wand while he and Laurel Clark check out data for equipment in the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), part of the payload on the mission. They are taking part in Crew Equipment Interface Test activities, which include equipment and payload familiarization. A research mission, STS-107 also will carry the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) that incorporates eight high priority secondary attached shuttle experiments. STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 19, 2002 KSC-02pd0942

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- STS-107 Commander Rick Husband arrives at KSC to take part in Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test activities, which include a simulated launch countdown. Other crew members are Pilot William "Willie" McCool Payload Commander Michael Anderson, Mission Specialists Kalpana Chawla, David Brown, Laurel Clark and Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon (the first Israeli astronaut). STS-107 is a mission devoted to research and will include more than 80 experiments that will study Earth and space science, advanced technology development, and astronaut health and safety. Launch is scheduled for Jan. 16, 2003. KSC-02pd1917

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- STS-107 Mission Specialist Laurel Clark arrives at KSC to take part in Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test activities, which include a simulated launch countdown. Other crew members are Commander Rick Husband, Pilot William "Willie" McCool, Payload Commander Michael Anderson, Mission Specialists Kalpana Chawla and David Brown, and Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, the first Israeli astronaut. STS-107 is a mission devoted to research and will include more than 80 experiments that will study Earth and space science, advanced technology development, and astronaut health and safety. Launch is scheduled for Jan. 16, 2003. KSC-02pd1922