National Geographic News: Space Shuttle Columbia

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The seven STS-107 crew members wait for a training and photo session to begin in the Space Vehicle Mockup Facility at the Johnson Space Center, September 2001. From the left are Ilan Ramon, payload specialist; William C. McCool, pilot; along with David M. Brown and Kalpana Chawla, both mission specialists; Michael P. Anderson, payload commander; Laurel B. Clark, mission specialist; and Rick D. Husband, mission commander. The crew members were assisted by United Space Alliance (USA) suit technicians (standing from left) Mike Thompson, Steve Clendenin, Daniel Palmer, Tommy McDonald and Lloyd Armintor. Ramon represents the Israeli Space Agency.

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