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June 27, 2006

Space Crew is at the Cape

The astronaut crew of STS-121 have arrived at Cape Canaveral, the launch site for the next space shuttle mission. The crew is commanded by Steven Lindsey, a four-time space veteran, and the pilot is Mark Kelly. Mission specialists include Michael Fossum, Piers Sellers, Lisa Nowak, and Stephanie Wilson. The seventh member of the crew is Thomas Reiter, a German astronaut who will stay at the International Space Station, bringing the crew onboard ISS to three.

Posted by george_whitesides at June 27, 2006 10:58 PM



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