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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- At SPACEHAB in Cape Canaveral, Fla., STS-107 Payload Commander Michael Anderson gets experience on 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 KSC01PD1858

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- At SPACEHAB in Cape Canaveral, Fla., STS...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- At SPACEHAB in Cape Canaveral, Fla., STS-107 Payload Commander Michael Anderson gets experience on equipment for the mission. STS-107 is a research mission, and the primary payload... more

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. -- STS-107 Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon c...

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... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- At SPACEHAB in Cape Canaveral, Fla., STS-107 Mission Specialist Laurel Clark becomes familiar with 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 KSC01PD1860

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- At SPACEHAB in Cape Canaveral, Fla., STS...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- At SPACEHAB in Cape Canaveral, Fla., STS-107 Mission Specialist Laurel Clark becomes familiar with equipment for the mission. STS-107 is a research mission, and the primary payload... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- At SPACEHAB in Cape Canaveral, Fla., STS-107 Payload Commander Michael Anderson gets experience on manipulating 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 KSC01PD1859

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- At SPACEHAB in Cape Canaveral, Fla., STS...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- At SPACEHAB in Cape Canaveral, Fla., STS-107 Payload Commander Michael Anderson gets experience on manipulating equipment for the mission. STS-107 is a research mission, and the pr... more

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. -- At SPACEHAB in Cape Canaveral, Fla., STS...

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 t... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -  At SPACEHAB, Cape Canaveral, Fla., members of the STS-107 crew look over equipment. Inside the SPACEHAB module, Pilot William "Willie" McCool  scans documents. 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. KSC01pd1875

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - At SPACEHAB, Cape Canaveral, Fla., membe...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - At SPACEHAB, Cape Canaveral, Fla., members of the STS-107 crew look over equipment. Inside the SPACEHAB module, Pilot William "Willie" McCool scans documents. STS-107 is a researc... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Inside the SPACEHAB module at SPACEHAB, Cape Canaveral, Fla.,  Payload Commander Michael Anderson scans documents. 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. KSC01pd1877

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Inside the SPACEHAB module at SPACEHAB, C...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Inside the SPACEHAB module at SPACEHAB, Cape Canaveral, Fla., Payload Commander Michael Anderson scans documents. STS-107 is a research mission, and the primary payload is the firs... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -  Inside the SPACEHAB module at SPACEHAB, Cape Canaveral, Fla., Pilot William "Willie" McCool (kneeling) and Mission Specialist David Brown (standing, right) look over schematics.  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 KSC01pd1876

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Inside the SPACEHAB module at SPACEHAB, ...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Inside the SPACEHAB module at SPACEHAB, Cape Canaveral, Fla., Pilot William "Willie" McCool (kneeling) and Mission Specialist David Brown (standing, right) look over schematics. S... more

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 ch...

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 ... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. --  STS-107 Commander Rick Husband and Mission Specialist Laurel Clark learn to work with mission-related 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 KSC01pd1881

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- STS-107 Commander Rick Husband and Miss...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- STS-107 Commander Rick Husband and Mission Specialist Laurel Clark learn to work with mission-related equipment at SPACEHAB, Cape Canaveral, Fla. STS-107 is a research mission. Th... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -  At SPACEHAB, Cape Canaveral, Fla., members of the STS-107 crew familiarize themselves with experiments and equipment for the mission.  Pointing at a piece of equipment (center) is Mission Specialist Laurel Clark .  At right is Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla. 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 KSC01pd1884

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - At SPACEHAB, Cape Canaveral, Fla., membe...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - At SPACEHAB, Cape Canaveral, Fla., members of the STS-107 crew familiarize themselves with experiments and equipment for the mission. Pointing at a piece of equipment (center) is ... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- At SPACEHAB, Cape Canaveral, Fla., Commander Rick Husband works with an experiment that will be part of the mission. 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 KSC01pd1885

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- At SPACEHAB, Cape Canaveral, Fla., Comma...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- At SPACEHAB, Cape Canaveral, Fla., Commander Rick Husband works with an experiment that will be part of the mission. STS-107 is a research mission. The primary payload is the first... more

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, f...

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 resear... more

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,...

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 m... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- STS-107 Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla scans paperwork for equipment at SPACEHAB, Cape Canaveral, Fla., during crew training.  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-02pd0053

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- STS-107 Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawl...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- STS-107 Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla scans paperwork for equipment at SPACEHAB, Cape Canaveral, Fla., during crew training. STS-107 is a research mission. The primary payload... more

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, fr...

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 ... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. --  STS-107 Payload Commander Michael Anderson checks equipment during training at SPACEHAB.  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.  STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 11, 2002 KSC-02pd0363

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- STS-107 Payload Commander Michael Ander...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- STS-107 Payload Commander Michael Anderson checks equipment during training at SPACEHAB. STS-107 is a research mission. The primary payload is the first flight of the SHI Researc... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. --  At SPACEHAB, STS-107 crew members check equipment for their mission.  From left are Mission Specialist Laurel Clark, Payload Commander Michael Anderson (seated) and Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla. 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.  STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 11, 2002 KSC-02pd0364

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- At SPACEHAB, STS-107 crew members check...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- At SPACEHAB, STS-107 crew members check equipment for their mission. From left are Mission Specialist Laurel Clark, Payload Commander Michael Anderson (seated) and Mission Specia... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Multi-Payload Processing Facility, an overhead crane lowers a GetAway Special canister (GAS can) onto the Hitchhiker Bridge.  The bridge is a carrier for the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) that incorporates eight high priority secondary attached shuttle experiments on mission STS-107. A research mission, the primary payload is the first flight of the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), also known as SPACEHAB. The experiments range from material sciences to life sciences (many rats).  STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 11, 2002 KSC-02pd0416

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Multi-Payload Processing Facility...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Multi-Payload Processing Facility, an overhead crane lowers a GetAway Special canister (GAS can) onto the Hitchhiker Bridge. The bridge is a carrier for the Fast Reaction E... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Multi-Payload Processing Facility, workers check  the movement of a GetAway Special canister (GAS can) being lowered onto the Hitchhiker Bridge.  The bridge is a carrier for the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) that incorporates eight high priority secondary attached shuttle experiments on mission STS-107. A research mission, the primary payload is the first flight of the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), also known as SPACEHAB. The experiments range from material sciences to life sciences (many rats).  STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 11, 2002 KSC-02pd0415

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Multi-Payload Processing Facility...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Multi-Payload Processing Facility, workers check the movement of a GetAway Special canister (GAS can) being lowered onto the Hitchhiker Bridge. The bridge is a carrier for... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Multi-Payload Processing Facility, workers check  a GetAway Special canister (GAS can) being moved onto the Hitchhiker Bridge.  The bridge is a carrier for the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) that incorporates eight high priority secondary attached shuttle experiments on mission STS-107. A research mission, the primary payload is the first flight of the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), also known as SPACEHAB. The experiments range from material sciences to life sciences (many rats).  STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 11, 2002 KSC-02pd0414

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Multi-Payload Processing Facility...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Multi-Payload Processing Facility, workers check a GetAway Special canister (GAS can) being moved onto the Hitchhiker Bridge. The bridge is a carrier for the Fast Reaction... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Multi-Payload Processing Facility (MPPF), workers watch as the Hitchhiker Bridge, with several Get-Away Special canisters (GAS cans) for mission ST-107, is lifted off the ground. The bridge is being moved to a workstand in the MPPF. The bridge is a carrier for the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) that incorporates eight high priority secondary attached shuttle experiments on mission STS-107.  A research mission, the primary payload is the first flight of 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-02pd0418

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Multi-Payload Processing Facility...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Multi-Payload Processing Facility (MPPF), workers watch as the Hitchhiker Bridge, with several Get-Away Special canisters (GAS cans) for mission ST-107, is lifted off the gr... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Multi-Payload Processing Facility (MPPF), workers check the Hitchhiker Bridge that is being lifted by a crane for transfer to a workstand. The bridge is a carrier for the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) that incorporates eight high priority secondary attached shuttle experiments on mission STS-107.  A research mission, the primary payload is the first flight of 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-02pd0419

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Multi-Payload Processing Facility...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Multi-Payload Processing Facility (MPPF), workers check the Hitchhiker Bridge that is being lifted by a crane for transfer to a workstand. The bridge is a carrier for the Fa... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- -- In the Multi-Payload Processing Facility (MPPF), the Hitchhiker Bridge is lowered onto a workstand. The bridge is a carrier for the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) that incorporates eight high priority secondary attached shuttle experiments on mission STS-107.  A research mission, the primary payload is the first flight of 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-02pd0420

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- -- In the Multi-Payload Processing Facil...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- -- In the Multi-Payload Processing Facility (MPPF), the Hitchhiker Bridge is lowered onto a workstand. The bridge is a carrier for the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, T... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Multi-Payload Processing Facility, members of the STS-107 crew look at test results on the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) experiments, part of the payload on their mission. A research mission, the primary payload is the first flight of the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), also known as SPACEHAB. The experiments range from material sciences to life sciences (many rats).  STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 11, 2002 KSC-02pd0423

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Multi-Payload Processing Facility...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Multi-Payload Processing Facility, members of the STS-107 crew look at test results on the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research ... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In the Multi-Payload Processing Facility, members of the STS-107 crew run tests on the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) experiments, part of the payload on their mission. A research mission, the primary payload is the first flight of the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), also known as SPACEHAB. The experiments range from material sciences to life sciences (many rats).  STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 11, 2002 KSC-02pd0422

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In the Multi-Payload Processing Facility,...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In the Multi-Payload Processing Facility, members of the STS-107 crew run tests on the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) e... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Multi-Payload Processing Facility, STS-107 crew members review test results on the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) experiments, part of the payload on their mission. A research mission, the primary payload is the first flight of the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), also known as SPACEHAB. The experiments range from material sciences to life sciences (many rats).  STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 11, 2002.  In the background, on the stand, are some of the experiments going on the mission KSC-02pd0424

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Multi-Payload Processing Facility...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Multi-Payload Processing Facility, STS-107 crew members review test results on the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTA... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Processing for mission STS-107 continues in the Operations and Checkout Building as the tunnel that will connect Space Shuttle Columbia's crew compartment to the SPACEHAB module is moved into a transportation canister.  A research mission, the primary payload of STS-107 is the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM) or SPACEHAB, making its first flight. The experiments on board will range from material sciences to life sciences (many rats). STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 19, 2002 KSC-02pd0651

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Processing for mission STS-107 continues...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Processing for mission STS-107 continues in the Operations and Checkout Building as the tunnel that will connect Space Shuttle Columbia's crew compartment to the SPACEHAB module is... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Processing for mission STS-107 continues in the Operations and Checkout Building as the tunnel that will connect Space Shuttle Columbia's crew compartment to the SPACEHAB module is moved into a transportation canister.  A research mission, the primary payload of STS-107 is the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM) or SPACEHAB, making its first flight. The experiments on board will range from material sciences to life sciences (many rats). STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 19, 2002 KSC-02pd0652

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Processing for mission STS-107 continues...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Processing for mission STS-107 continues in the Operations and Checkout Building as the tunnel that will connect Space Shuttle Columbia's crew compartment to the SPACEHAB module is... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Processing for mission STS-107 continues in the Operations and Checkout Building as the tunnel that will connect Space Shuttle Columbia's crew compartment to the SPACEHAB module is moved into a transportation canister.  A research mission, the primary payload of STS-107 is the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM) or SPACEHAB, making its first flight. The experiments on board will range from material sciences to life sciences (many rats). STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 19, 2002 KSC-02pd0649

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Processing for mission STS-107 continues...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Processing for mission STS-107 continues in the Operations and Checkout Building as the tunnel that will connect Space Shuttle Columbia's crew compartment to the SPACEHAB module is... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In the Multi-Payload Processing Facility,  the Hitchhiker Bridge with GetAway Special canisters (GAS cans) are ready for transfer to the payload canister.  The bridge is a carrier for the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) that incorporates eight high priority secondary attached shuttle experiments on mission STS-107.  The bridge will be installed in Columbia's payload bay.  A research mission, STS-107 will also carry the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), known as SPACEHAB. Experiments on the module range from material sciences to life sciences (many rats).  STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 19, 2002 KSC-02pd0653

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In the Multi-Payload Processing Facility,...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In the Multi-Payload Processing Facility, the Hitchhiker Bridge with GetAway Special canisters (GAS cans) are ready for transfer to the payload canister. The bridge is a carrier f... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- The Hitchhiker Bridge with GetAway Special canisters (GAS cans) is placed into the payload canister. The bridge, a carrier for the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) that incorporates eight high priority secondary attached shuttle experiments, is being transferred to the payload canister below it.   The bridge will be installed in Columbia's payload bay as part of mission STS-107. A research mission, STS-107 will also carry the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), known as SPACEHAB. Experiments on the module range from material sciences to life sciences (many rats).  STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 19, 2002 KSC-02pd0657

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- The Hitchhiker Bridge with GetAway Speci...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- The Hitchhiker Bridge with GetAway Special canisters (GAS cans) is placed into the payload canister. The bridge, a carrier for the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Techn... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Multi-Payload Processing Facility, an overhead crane is attached to the Hitchhiker Bridge with GetAway Special canisters (GAS cans).  The bridge, a carrier for the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) that incorporates eight high priority secondary attached shuttle experiments, is being transferred to the payload canister.   The bridge will be installed in Columbia's payload bay as part of mission STS-107. A research mission, STS-107 will also carry the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), known as SPACEHAB. Experiments on the module range from material sciences to life sciences (many rats).  STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 19, 2002 KSC-02pd0654

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Multi-Payload Processing Facility...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Multi-Payload Processing Facility, an overhead crane is attached to the Hitchhiker Bridge with GetAway Special canisters (GAS cans). The bridge, a carrier for the Fast Reac... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Workers in the Multi-Payload Processing Facility watch the progress of the overhead crane carrying the Hitchhiker Bridge with GetAway Special canisters (GAS cans). The bridge, a carrier for the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) that incorporates eight high priority secondary attached shuttle experiments, is being transferred to the payload canister below it.   The bridge will be installed in Columbia's payload bay as part of mission STS-107. A research mission, STS-107 will also carry the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), known as SPACEHAB. Experiments on the module range from material sciences to life sciences (many rats).  STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 19, 2002 KSC-02pd0655

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Workers in the Multi-Payload Processing F...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Workers in the Multi-Payload Processing Facility watch the progress of the overhead crane carrying the Hitchhiker Bridge with GetAway Special canisters (GAS cans). The bridge, a car... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Suspended from the overhead crane, the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM) travels across the Space Station Processing Facility to the payload canister waiting at right.  The module will be placed in the canister for transport to the Orbiter Processing Facility where it will be installed in Columbia's payload bay for mission STS-107. SHI/RDM is the primary payload of the research mission, with experiments ranging 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.  STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 19, 2002 KSC-02pd0736

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Suspended from the overhead crane, the SH...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Suspended from the overhead crane, the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM) travels across the Space Station Processing Facility to the payload canister waiting at right. The modul... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Space Station Processing Facility, the overhead crane lowers the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM) into the payload canister.  The canister will transport it to the Orbiter Processing Facility where it will be installed in Columbia's payload bay for mission STS-107. SHI/RDM is the primary payload of the research mission, with experiments ranging 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.  STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 19, 2002 KSC-02pd0737

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Space Station Processing Facility...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Space Station Processing Facility, the overhead crane lowers the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM) into the payload canister. The canister will transport it to the Orbit... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Workers in the Space Station Processing Facility attach the overhead crane to the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM) to lift it off the workstand.  The module is being transferred to the payload canister for transport to the Orbiter Processing Facility where it will be installed in Columbia's payload bay for mission STS-107. SHI/RDM is the primary payload of the research mission, with experiments ranging 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.  STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 19, 2002 KSC-02pd0734

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Workers in the Space Station Processing F...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Workers in the Space Station Processing Facility attach the overhead crane to the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM) to lift it off the workstand. The module is being transferred... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- The SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM) (left) and Hitchhiker Carrier (right) are lowered toward Columbia's payload bay. The two payloads will be installed in the payload bay for mission STS-107, a research mission. SHI/RDM is the primary payload, with experiments ranging from material sciences to life sciences (many rats). Also, the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) that is on the Hitchhiker Carrier incorporates eight high priority secondary attached shuttle experiments.  STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 19, 2002 KSC-02pd0751

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- The SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM)...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- The SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM) (left) and Hitchhiker Carrier (right) are lowered toward Columbia's payload bay. The two payloads will be installed in the payload bay for ... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Orbiter Processing Facility, the Hitchhiker Carrier (front) and the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM) behind it are suspended over Columbia's payload bay.  The two payloads will be installed in the payload bay for mission STS-107, a research mission. SHI/RDM is the primary payload, with experiments ranging from material sciences to life sciences (many rats). Also, the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) that is on the Hitchhiker Carrier incorporates eight high priority secondary attached shuttle experiments.  STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 19, 2002 KSC-02pd0747

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Orbiter Processing Facility, the ...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Orbiter Processing Facility, the Hitchhiker Carrier (front) and the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM) behind it are suspended over Columbia's payload bay. The two payloa... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In the Orbiter Processing Facility, an overhead crane is attached to the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM) (right) and Hitchhiker Carrier (left) to lift them out of the payload canister.  They will be installed in Columbia's payload bay. SHI/RDM is the primary payload of the STS-107 research mission, with experiments ranging from material sciences to life sciences (many rats). Also, the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) that is on the Hitchhiker Carrier incorporates eight high priority secondary attached shuttle experiments.  STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 19, 2002 KSC-02pd0745

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In the Orbiter Processing Facility, an ov...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In the Orbiter Processing Facility, an overhead crane is attached to the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM) (right) and Hitchhiker Carrier (left) to lift them out of the payload c... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- The SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM) (right) and Hitchhiker Carrier (left) are lowered toward Columbia's payload bay. The two payloads will be installed in the payload bay for mission STS-107, a research mission. SHI/RDM is the primary payload, with experiments ranging from material sciences to life sciences (many rats). Also, the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) that is on the Hitchhiker Carrier incorporates eight high priority secondary attached shuttle experiments.  STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 19, 2002 KSC-02pd0749

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- The SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM)...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- The SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM) (right) and Hitchhiker Carrier (left) are lowered toward Columbia's payload bay. The two payloads will be installed in the payload bay for ... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Orbiter Processing Facility, the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM) and Hitchhiker Carrier behind it are suspended by an overhead crane during their move to Columbia's payload bay. SHI/RDM is the primary payload of the STS-107 research mission, with experiments ranging from material sciences to life sciences (many rats). Also, the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) that is on the Hitchhiker Carrier incorporates eight high priority secondary attached shuttle experiments.  STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 19, 2002 KSC-02pd0746

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Orbiter Processing Facility, the ...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Orbiter Processing Facility, the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM) and Hitchhiker Carrier behind it are suspended by an overhead crane during their move to Columbia's pay... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- The SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM) (right) and Hitchhiker Carrier (left) are lowered toward Columbia's payload bay. The two payloads will be installed in the payload bay for mission STS-107, a research mission. SHI/RDM is the primary payload, with experiments ranging from material sciences to life sciences (many rats). Also, the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) that is on the Hitchhiker Carrier incorporates eight high priority secondary attached shuttle experiments.  STS-107 is scheduled to launch July 19, 2002 KSC-02pd0750

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- The SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM)...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- The SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM) (right) and Hitchhiker Carrier (left) are lowered toward Columbia's payload bay. The two payloads will be installed in the payload bay for ... more

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. - STS-107 Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon (le...

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. ... more

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. -- Dressed in bunny suits, STS-107 Payload ...

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 Columb... more

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. -- In the Orbiter Processing Facility, STS...

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... more

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 a bunny suit, STS-107 Payload...

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 ... more

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. -- Dressed in bunny suits, STS-107 Payload...

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 paylo... more

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. -- During Crew Equipment Interface Test act...

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 t... more

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. -- STS-107 Mission Specialists Ilan Ramon, ...

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 ... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- During Crew Equipment Interface Test activities,  STS-107 Payload Commander Michael Anderson looks over equipment from a lift in the payload bay of  Columbia while technicians (right and rear) look on.  Behind Anderson is Mission Specialist David Brown. 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-02pd0935

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- During Crew Equipment Interface Test act...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- During Crew Equipment Interface Test activities, STS-107 Payload Commander Michael Anderson looks over equipment from a lift in the payload bay of Columbia while technicians (rig... more

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. -- During Crew Equipment Interface Test act...

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, P... more

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 Specialists Ilan Ramon, w...

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 m... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - While a technician holds a light wand, STS-107 Mission Specialists David Brown and Kalpana Chawla look over equipment 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-02pd0946

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - While a technician holds a light wand, ST...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - While a technician holds a light wand, STS-107 Mission Specialists David Brown and Kalpana Chawla look over equipment in the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), part of the payloa... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Commander Rick Husband checks the window in Columbia during Crew Equipment Interface Test activities at KSC.  The CEIT includes equipment and payload familiarization. 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-02pd0938

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Commander Rick Husband checks the...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Commander Rick Husband checks the window in Columbia during Crew Equipment Interface Test activities at KSC. The CEIT includes equipment and payload familiarization. STS-10... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. --  STS-107 crew members check out equipment in the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), part of the payload on the mission.  Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla (left) holds a data manual while Mission Specialist David Brown stretches out on the floor to get a closer look. 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-02pd0947

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- STS-107 crew members check out equipmen...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- STS-107 crew members check out equipment in the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), part of the payload on the mission. Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla (left) holds a data ma... more

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 Pilot William "Willie" McCool, Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla, Commander Rick Husband and 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-02pd0932

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- -- During Crew Equipment Interface Test ...

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 Pilot William "Willie" McCool, Miss... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- During Crew Equipment Interface Test activities,  STS-107 Payload Commander Michael Anderson looks over equipment in the payload bay of Columbia.   Behind him is Mission Specialist David Brown. 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-02pd0936

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- During Crew Equipment Interface Test act...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- During Crew Equipment Interface Test activities, STS-107 Payload Commander Michael Anderson looks over equipment in the payload bay of Columbia. Behind him is Mission Specialist... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Pilot William "Willie" McCool checks the window in Columbia during Crew Equipment Interface Test activities at KSC.  The CEIT includes equipment and payload familiarization. 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-02pd0939

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Pilot William "Willie" McCool che...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Pilot William "Willie" McCool checks the window in Columbia during Crew Equipment Interface Test activities at KSC. The CEIT includes equipment and payload familiarization.... more

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. - STS-107 Mission Specialist Ilan Ramon, wi...

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 cr... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Mission Specialist Laurel Clark looks over experiments equipment 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-02pd0943

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Mission Specialist Laurel Clark l...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Mission Specialist Laurel Clark looks over experiments equipment in the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), part of the payload on the mission. The crew is taking part in... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. --  STS-107 Payload Commander Michael Anderson (left), Pilot William "Willie" McCool (center) and Commander Rick Husband  (right) look over 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-02pd0940

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- STS-107 Payload Commander Michael Ander...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- STS-107 Payload Commander Michael Anderson (left), Pilot William "Willie" McCool (center) and Commander Rick Husband (right) look over equipment in the SHI Research Double Module... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- - During Crew Equipment Interface Test activities,  STS-107 Mission Specialist David Brown checks equipment in the payload bay of  Columbia.  At left is Payload Commander Michael Anderson.  A technician holds a camera.   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-02pd0937

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- - During Crew Equipment Interface Test a...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- - During Crew Equipment Interface Test activities, STS-107 Mission Specialist David Brown checks equipment in the payload bay of Columbia. At left is Payload Commander Michael A... more

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 a...

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 Wi... more

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. -- During Crew Equipment Interface Test a...

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 Ra... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - During Crew Equipment Interface Test activities,  STS-107 Mission Specialist David Brown checks equipment in the payload bay of  Columbia while a technician looks on.  Behind Brown 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-02pd0934

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - During Crew Equipment Interface Test acti...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - During Crew Equipment Interface Test activities, STS-107 Mission Specialist David Brown checks equipment in the payload bay of Columbia while a technician looks on. Behind Brown ... more

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 Mission Specialists Ilan Ramon, ...

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 (... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla looks at equipment inside 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-02pd0948

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla looks at equipment inside the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), part of the payload on the mission. The crew is taking part in Crew Equ... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Columbia's payload bay doors are ready to be closed for mission STS-107.  Installed inside are the Hitchhiker Bridge, a carrier for the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) that incorporates eight high priority secondary attached shuttle experiments, plus the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), also known as SPACEHAB. STS-107 is scheduled for launch July 19, 2001 KSC-02pd0979

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Columbia's payload bay doors are ready t...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Columbia's payload bay doors are ready to be closed for mission STS-107. Installed inside are the Hitchhiker Bridge, a carrier for the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, ... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Columbia's payload bay doors are ready to be closed for mission STS-107.  Installed inside are the Hitchhiker Bridge, a carrier for the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) that incorporates eight high priority secondary attached shuttle experiments, plus the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), also known as SPACEHAB. STS-107 is scheduled for launch July 19, 2001 KSC-02pd0977

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Columbia's payload bay doors are ready t...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Columbia's payload bay doors are ready to be closed for mission STS-107. Installed inside are the Hitchhiker Bridge, a carrier for the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, ... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - -- Columbia's payload bay doors are ready to be closed for mission STS-107.  Installed inside are the Hitchhiker Bridge, a carrier for the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) that incorporates eight high priority secondary attached shuttle experiments, plus the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), also known as SPACEHAB. STS-107 is scheduled for launch July 19, 2001 KSC-02pd0978

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - -- Columbia's payload bay doors are ready...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - -- Columbia's payload bay doors are ready to be closed for mission STS-107. Installed inside are the Hitchhiker Bridge, a carrier for the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. --  With its SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM) and other cargo installed, Columbia's payload bay doors are ready to be closed for mission STS-107.  A research mission, STS-107 is scheduled for launch July 19, 2001 KSC-02pd0976

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- With its SHI Research Double Module (SH...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- With its SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM) and other cargo installed, Columbia's payload bay doors are ready to be closed for mission STS-107. A research mission, STS-107 is s... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Columbia sits inside an protective tent used to keep out moisture.  The orbiter is next scheduled to fly on mission STS-107 no earlier than Nov. 29.  STS-107 is a research mission. The payload includes the Hitchhiker Bridge, a carrier for the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) that incorporates eight high priority secondary attached shuttle experiments, plus the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), also known as SPACEHAB. KSC-02pd1196

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Columbia sits inside an protective tent ...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Columbia sits inside an protective tent used to keep out moisture. The orbiter is next scheduled to fly on mission STS-107 no earlier than Nov. 29. STS-107 is a research mission.... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Only the nose and tail of Columbia are visible as it sits inside an protective tent used to keep out moisture.  The orbiter is next scheduled to fly on mission STS-107 no earlier than Nov. 29.  STS-107 is a research mission. The payload includes the Hitchhiker Bridge, a carrier for the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) that incorporates eight high priority secondary attached shuttle experiments, plus the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), also known as SPACEHAB. KSC-02pd1198

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Only the nose and tail of Columbia are v...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Only the nose and tail of Columbia are visible as it sits inside an protective tent used to keep out moisture. The orbiter is next scheduled to fly on mission STS-107 no earlier t... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Columbia sits inside an protective tent used to keep out moisture.  The orbiter is next scheduled to fly on mission STS-107 no earlier than Nov. 29.  STS-107 is a research mission. The payload includes the Hitchhiker Bridge, a carrier for the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) that incorporates eight high priority secondary attached shuttle experiments, plus the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), also known as SPACEHAB. KSC-02pd1197

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Columbia sits inside an protective tent ...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Columbia sits inside an protective tent used to keep out moisture. The orbiter is next scheduled to fly on mission STS-107 no earlier than Nov. 29. STS-107 is a research mission.... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. --  KSC workers accompany Space Shuttle Columbia as it is moved inside the Vehicle Assembly Building where processing will continue for the flight of mission STS-107.  Launch is now targeted for no earlier than Jan. 16, 2003. The STS-107 mission will be dedicated to microgravity research. The payloads include the Hitchhiker Bridge, a carrier for the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) incorporating eight high priority secondary attached Shuttle experiments, and the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), also known as SPACEHAB. KSC-02pd1765

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- KSC workers accompany Space Shuttle Col...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- KSC workers accompany Space Shuttle Columbia as it is moved inside the Vehicle Assembly Building where processing will continue for the flight of mission STS-107. Launch is now t... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Inside an Orbiter Processing Facility bay, Space Shuttle Columbia is readied for its move to the Vehicle Assembly Building. The orbiter is being prepared to fly on mission STS-107 now targeted for no earlier than Jan. 16, 2003. The STS-107 mission will be dedicated to microgravity research. The payloads include the Hitchhiker Bridge, a carrier for the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) incorporating eight high priority secondary attached Shuttle experiments, and the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), also known as SPACEHAB. KSC-02pd1761

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Inside an Orbiter Processing Facility ba...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Inside an Orbiter Processing Facility bay, Space Shuttle Columbia is readied for its move to the Vehicle Assembly Building. The orbiter is being prepared to fly on mission STS-107 ... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. --  Space Shuttle Columbia sits atop its transporter in the transfer aisle of the Vehicle Assembly Building awaiting further processing for the flight of mission STS-107.  Launch is now targeted for no earlier than Jan. 16, 2003. The STS-107 mission will be dedicated to microgravity research. The payloads include the Hitchhiker Bridge, a carrier for the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) incorporating eight high priority secondary attached Shuttle experiments, and the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), also known as SPACEHAB. KSC-02pd1766

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Space Shuttle Columbia sits atop its tr...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Space Shuttle Columbia sits atop its transporter in the transfer aisle of the Vehicle Assembly Building awaiting further processing for the flight of mission STS-107. Launch is n... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. --  KSC workers accompany Space Shuttle Columbia as it is moved towards the Vehicle Assembly Building where processing will continue for the flight of mission STS-107.  Launch is now targeted for no earlier than Jan. 16, 2003. The STS-107 mission will be dedicated to microgravity research. The payloads include the Hitchhiker Bridge, a carrier for the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) incorporating eight high priority secondary attached Shuttle experiments, and the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), also known as SPACEHAB. KSC-02pd1764

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- KSC workers accompany Space Shuttle Col...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- KSC workers accompany Space Shuttle Columbia as it is moved towards the Vehicle Assembly Building where processing will continue for the flight of mission STS-107. Launch is now ... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. --  Space Shuttle Columbia is being moved to the Vehicle Assembly Building where processing will continue for the flight of mission STS-107.  Launch is now targeted for no earlier than Jan. 16, 2003. The STS-107 mission will be dedicated to microgravity research. The payloads include the Hitchhiker Bridge, a carrier for the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) incorporating eight high priority secondary attached Shuttle experiments, and the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), also known as SPACEHAB. KSC-02pd1763

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Space Shuttle Columbia is being moved t...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Space Shuttle Columbia is being moved to the Vehicle Assembly Building where processing will continue for the flight of mission STS-107. Launch is now targeted for no earlier tha... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. --  Space Shuttle Columbia is backed out of its Orbiter Processing Facility bay as it starts its move to the Vehicle Assembly Building. The orbiter is being prepared to fly on mission STS-107 now targeted for no earlier than Jan. 16, 2003. The STS-107 mission will be dedicated to microgravity research. The payloads include the Hitchhiker Bridge, a carrier for the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) incorporating eight high priority secondary attached Shuttle experiments, and the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), also known as SPACEHAB. KSC-02pd1762

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Space Shuttle Columbia is backed out of...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Space Shuttle Columbia is backed out of its Orbiter Processing Facility bay as it starts its move to the Vehicle Assembly Building. The orbiter is being prepared to fly on mission... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla joins other crew members after arrival at KSC for pre-launch preparations. Not seen are Commander Rick Husband, Pilot William "Willie" McCool, Payload Commander Michael Anderson, Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, and Mission Specialists David Brown and Laurel Clark.   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. The payload on Space Shuttle Columbia includes FREESTAR (Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research) and the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), known as SPACEHAB.  Experiments on the module range from material sciences to life sciences. Launch of Columbia is targeted for Jan. 16 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. KSC-03pd0054

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla joins other crew members after arrival at KSC for pre-launch preparations. Not seen are Commander Rick Husband, Pilot William "Willie" McCo... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Mission Specialist David Brown shows his pleasure at arriving at KSC for pre-launch preparations.  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. The payload on Space Shuttle Columbia includes FREESTAR (Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research) and the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), known as SPACEHAB.  Experiments on the module range from material sciences to life sciences.  The crew includes Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, the first Israeli astronaut.  Other crew members are Commander Rick Husband, Pilot William "Willie" McCool, Payload Commander Michael Anderson and Mission Specialists Kalpana Chawla and Laurel Clark.  Launch of Columbia is targeted for Jan. 16 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. KSC-03pd0048

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Mission Specialist David Brown sh...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Mission Specialist David Brown shows his pleasure at arriving at KSC for pre-launch preparations. STS-107 is a mission devoted to research and will include more than 80 exp... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. --  Two members of the STS-107 crew, Mission Specialist Laurel Clark (left) and Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon (right), talk after their arrival at KSC to Launch Director Mike Leinbach. Ramon is the first Israeli astronaut to fly on a Shuttle mission. 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. The payload on Space Shuttle Columbia includes FREESTAR (Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research) and the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), known as SPACEHAB.  Experiments on the module range from material sciences to life sciences.  Other crew members are Commander Rick Husband, Pilot William "Willie" McCool, Payload Commander Michael Anderson and Mission Specialists Kalpana Chawla and David Brown.  Launch of Columbia is targeted for Jan. 16 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. KSC-03pd0051

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Two members of the STS-107 crew, Missio...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Two members of the STS-107 crew, Mission Specialist Laurel Clark (left) and Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon (right), talk after their arrival at KSC to Launch Director Mike Leinbach... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - The STS-107 crew pose for a photo after their arrival at KSC for pre-launch preparations.  Standing from left to right are Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla, Payload Commander Michael Anderson, Pilot William "Willie" McCool, Commander Rick Husband, Mission Specialists Laurel Clark and David Brown, and Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, who is the first Israeli astronaut to fly on a Shuttle mission. 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. The payload on Space Shuttle Columbia includes FREESTAR (Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research) and the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), known as SPACEHAB.  Experiments on the module range from material sciences to life sciences. Launch of Columbia is targeted for Jan. 16 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. KSC-03pd0058

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - The STS-107 crew pose for a photo after t...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - The STS-107 crew pose for a photo after their arrival at KSC for pre-launch preparations. Standing from left to right are Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla, Payload Commander Micha... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -  After their arrival at KSC, STS-107 Payload Commander Michael Anderson (center) and Pilot William "Willie" McCool (right) talk with Robert Hanley, who is mission lead with the Vehicle Integration Test team from Houston. 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. The payload on Space Shuttle Columbia includes FREESTAR (Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research) and the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), known as SPACEHAB.  Experiments on the module range from material sciences to life sciences. Launch of Columbia is targeted for Jan. 16 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. KSC-03pd0052

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - After their arrival at KSC, STS-107 Payl...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - After their arrival at KSC, STS-107 Payload Commander Michael Anderson (center) and Pilot William "Willie" McCool (right) talk with Robert Hanley, who is mission lead with the Vehi... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Pilot William "Willie" McCool smiles at spectators as he arrives at KSC for pre-launch preparations. 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. The payload on Space Shuttle Columbia includes FREESTAR (Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research) and the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), known as SPACEHAB.  Experiments on the module range from material sciences to life sciences.  The crew includes Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, the first Israeli astronaut.  Other crew members are Commander Rick Husband, Payload Commander Michael Anderson and Mission Specialists Kalpana Chawla, David Brown and Laurel Clark.  Launch of Columbia is targeted for Jan. 16 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. KSC-03pd0047

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Pilot William "Willie" McCool smi...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Pilot William "Willie" McCool smiles at spectators as he arrives at KSC for pre-launch preparations. STS-107 is a mission devoted to research and will include more than 80 e... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. --   STS-107 Commander Rick Husband makes a few comments after the crew's arrival at KSC for pre-launch preparations.  Other crew members are Pilot William "Willie" McCool, Payload Commander Michael Anderson, Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, and Mission Specialists Kalpana Chawla, David Brown and Laurel Clark.  Ramon is the first Israeli astronaut to fly on a Shuttle mission.  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. The payload on Space Shuttle Columbia includes FREESTAR (Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research) and the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), known as SPACEHAB.  Experiments on the module range from material sciences to life sciences. Launch of Columbia is targeted for Jan. 16 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. KSC-03pd0053

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- STS-107 Commander Rick Husband makes a...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- STS-107 Commander Rick Husband makes a few comments after the crew's arrival at KSC for pre-launch preparations. Other crew members are Pilot William "Willie" McCool, Payload Co... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Commander Rick Husband waves to spectators as he arrives at KSC for pre-launch preparations. 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. The payload on Space Shuttle Columbia includes FREESTAR (Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research) and the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), known as SPACEHAB.  Experiments on the module range from material sciences to life sciences.  The crew includes Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, the first Israeli astronaut.  Other crew members are Pilot William "Willie" McCool, Payload Commander Michael Anderson and Mission Specialists Kalpana Chawla, David Brown and Laurel Clark.  Launch of Columbia is targeted for Jan. 16 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. KSC-03pd0046

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Commander Rick Husband waves to s...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Commander Rick Husband waves to spectators as he arrives at KSC for pre-launch preparations. STS-107 is a mission devoted to research and will include more than 80 experimen... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -  STS-107 Payload Commander Michael Anderson comments about the mission after the crew's arrival at KSC for pre-launch preparations. 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. The payload on Space Shuttle Columbia includes FREESTAR (Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research) and the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), known as SPACEHAB.  Experiments on the module range from material sciences to life sciences. Launch of Columbia is targeted for Jan. 16 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. KSC-03pd0056

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Payload Commander Michael Anders...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Payload Commander Michael Anderson comments about the mission after the crew's arrival at KSC for pre-launch preparations. STS-107 is a mission devoted to research and will... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. --  STS-107 Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon (left) is greeted on his arrival by Launch Director Mike Linebach.  Ramon is the first Israeli astronaut to fly on a Shuttle mission. 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. The payload on Space Shuttle Columbia includes FREESTAR (Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research) and the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), known as SPACEHAB.  Experiments on the module range from material sciences to life sciences.  Other crew members are Commander Rick Husband, Pilot William "Willie" McCool, Payload Commander Michael Anderson and Mission Specialists Kalpana Chawla, David Brown and Laurel Clark.  Launch of Columbia is targeted for Jan. 16 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. KSC-03pd0050

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- STS-107 Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon (...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- STS-107 Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon (left) is greeted on his arrival by Launch Director Mike Linebach. Ramon is the first Israeli astronaut to fly on a Shuttle mission. STS-107... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -STS-107 Commander Rick Husband (at the microphone) makes a few comments after the crew's arrival at KSC for pre-launch preparations.  Standing left to right are Husband, Pilot William "Willie" McCool, Mission Specialists David Brown and Kalpana Chawla, Payload Commander Michael Anderson, Mission Specialist Laurel Clark and Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, who is the first Israeli astronaut to fly on a Shuttle mission. 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. The payload on Space Shuttle Columbia includes FREESTAR (Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research) and the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), known as SPACEHAB.  Experiments on the module range from material sciences to life sciences. Launch of Columbia is targeted for Jan. 16 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. KSC-03pd0055

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -STS-107 Commander Rick Husband (at the mic...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -STS-107 Commander Rick Husband (at the microphone) makes a few comments after the crew's arrival at KSC for pre-launch preparations. Standing left to right are Husband, Pilot Willia... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Mission Specialist Laurel Clark waves to onlookers as she arrives at KSC for pre-launch preparations.  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. The payload on Space Shuttle Columbia includes FREESTAR (Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research) and the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), known as SPACEHAB.  Experiments on the module range from material sciences to life sciences.  The crew includes Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, the first Israeli astronaut.  Other crew members are Commander Rick Husband, Pilot William "Willie" McCool, Payload Commander Michael Anderson and Mission Specialists Kalpana Chawla and David Brown.  Launch of Columbia is targeted for Jan. 16 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. KSC-03pd0049

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Mission Specialist Laurel Clark w...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Mission Specialist Laurel Clark waves to onlookers as she arrives at KSC for pre-launch preparations. STS-107 is a mission devoted to research and will include more than 80... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon comments on the mission after the crew's arrival at KSC for pre-launch preparations.  Ramon is the first Israeli astronaut to fly on a Shuttle mission. Standing behind him are (left to right) Commander Rick Husband, Pilot William "Willie" McCool, Mission Specialists David Brown and Kalpana Chawla, Payload Commander Michael Anderson and Mission Specialist Laurel Clark.  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. The payload on Space Shuttle Columbia includes FREESTAR (Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research) and the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), known as SPACEHAB.  Experiments on the module range from material sciences to life sciences. Launch of Columbia is targeted for Jan. 16 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. KSC-03pd0057

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon com...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon comments on the mission after the crew's arrival at KSC for pre-launch preparations. Ramon is the first Israeli astronaut to fly on a Shuttle ... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Mission Specialist Laurel Clark gets a final fitting on her launch and entry suit as part of launch preparations. 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. The payload on Space Shuttle Columbia includes FREESTAR (Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research) and the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), known as SPACEHAB.  Experiments on the module range from material sciences to life sciences.  Launch is scheduled for Jan. 16, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. KSC-03pd0066

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Mission Specialist Laurel Clark g...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Mission Specialist Laurel Clark gets a final fitting on her launch and entry suit as part of launch preparations. STS-107 is a mission devoted to research and will include m... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. --  STS-107 Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla puts on her helmet during suit check, part of launch preparations. 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. The payload on Space Shuttle Columbia includes FREESTAR (Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research) and the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), known as SPACEHAB.  Experiments on the module range from material sciences to life sciences.  Launch is scheduled for Jan. 16, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. KSC-03pd0064

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- STS-107 Mission Specialist Kalpana Chaw...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- STS-107 Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla puts on her helmet during suit check, part of launch preparations. STS-107 is a mission devoted to research and will include more than 80... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Payload Commander Michael Anderson is helped with suit check, part of launch preparations. 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. The payload on Space Shuttle Columbia includes FREESTAR (Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research) and the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), known as SPACEHAB.  Experiments on the module range from material sciences to life sciences.  Launch is scheduled for Jan. 16, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. KSC-03pd0065

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Payload Commander Michael Anderso...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - STS-107 Payload Commander Michael Anderson is helped with suit check, part of launch preparations. STS-107 is a mission devoted to research and will include more than 80 experiments... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. --  Trailing a twisting column of smoke, Space Shuttle Columbia hurtles toward space on mission STS-107. Following a flawless and uneventful countdown, liftoff occurred on-time at 10:39 a.m. EST.  The 16-day research mission will include FREESTAR (Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research) and the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), known as SPACEHAB.  Experiments on the module range from material sciences to life sciences. Landing is scheduled at about 8:53 a.m. EST on Saturday, Feb. 1.  This mission is the first Shuttle mission of 2003. Mission STS-107 is the 28th flight of the orbiter Columbia and the 113th flight overall in NASA's Space Shuttle program. KSC-03pd0115

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Trailing a twisting column of smoke, Sp...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Trailing a twisting column of smoke, Space Shuttle Columbia hurtles toward space on mission STS-107. Following a flawless and uneventful countdown, liftoff occurred on-time at 10:... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. --  Billows of white clouds of steam and smoke frame Space Shuttle Columbia as it rises above the launch tower on Launch Pad 39A on mission STS-107. Following a flawless and uneventful countdown, liftoff occurred on-time at 10:39 a.m. EST.  The 16-day research mission will include FREESTAR (Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research) and the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), known as SPACEHAB.  Experiments on the module range from material sciences to life sciences. Landing is scheduled at about 8:53 a.m. EST on Saturday, Feb. 1.  This mission is the first Shuttle mission of 2003. Mission STS-107 is the 28th flight of the orbiter Columbia and the 113th flight overall in NASA's Space Shuttle program. KSC-03pd0112

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Billows of white clouds of steam and sm...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Billows of white clouds of steam and smoke frame Space Shuttle Columbia as it rises above the launch tower on Launch Pad 39A on mission STS-107. Following a flawless and uneventfu... more

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Spewing flames and billowing clouds of smoke across Launch Pad 39A, Space Shuttle Columbia roars toward space on mission STS-107. Following a flawless and uneventful countdown, liftoff occurred on-time at 10:39 a.m. EST.  The 16-day research mission will include FREESTAR (Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research) and the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), known as SPACEHAB.  Experiments on the module range from material sciences to life sciences..  Landing of Columbia is scheduled at about 8:53 a.m. EST on Saturday, Feb. 1.  This mission is the first Shuttle mission of 2003. Mission STS-107 is the 28th flight of the orbiter Columbia and the 113th flight overall in NASA's Space Shuttle program.  [Photo courtesy of Scott Andrews] KSC-03pd0136

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Spewing flames and billowing clouds of s...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Spewing flames and billowing clouds of smoke across Launch Pad 39A, Space Shuttle Columbia roars toward space on mission STS-107. Following a flawless and uneventful countdown, lif... more