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February 01, 2003

Columbia STS-107 Crew Photographs

STS-107 Crew
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The crew photographs are absolutely heart wrenching as each of them are so filled of life and happy to be going on their mission.

STS-107 Crew
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STS-107 Commander Rick Husband operates an M113 armored personnel carrier.
STS-107 Commander Rick Husband operates an M113 armored personnel carrier during Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test activities, a standard part of launch preparations. From left, Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, the first Israeli astronaut, Instructor George Hoggard, and Mission Specialists Laurel Clark (face obscured) and Kalpana Chawla enjoy the ride in the background.


The STS-107 crew gathers at breakfast prior to preparing for launch.
The STS-107 crew gathers at breakfast prior to preparing for launch. Seated left to right are Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, Mission Specialist David Brown, Pilot William "Willie" McCool, Commander Rick Husband, Mission Specialist Laurel Clark, Payload Commander Michael Anderson and Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla.


STS-107 Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, who represents the Israeli Space Agency, suits up for launch. STS-107 Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, who represents the Israeli Space Agency, suits up for launch.
STS-107 Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, who represents the Israeli Space Agency, suits up for launch.


STS-107 Mission Specialist David Brown gets help during suitup for launch.
STS-107 Mission Specialist David Brown gets help during suitup for launch.


STS-107 Mission Specialist Laurel Clark is helped with her helmet during suitup for launch.
STS-107 Mission Specialist Laurel Clark is helped with her helmet during suitup for launch.


STS-107 Pilot William 'Willie' McCool shows his pleasure at suiting up for launch.
STS-107 Pilot William "Willie" McCool shows his pleasure at suiting up for launch.


STS-107 Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla finishes suitup for launch.
STS-107 Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla finishes suitup for launch.


SSTS-107 Payload Commander Michael Anderson is happy to being suiting up for launch on mission STS-107.
STS-107 Payload Commander Michael Anderson is happy to being suiting up for launch on mission STS-107.


STS-107 Mission Commander Rick Husband waves during suitup for launch on mission STS-107.
STS-107 Mission Commander Rick Husband waves during suitup for launch on mission STS-107.


The STS-107 crew, waving to onlookers, exits the Operations and Checkout Building on their way to Launch Pad 39A for liftoff. The STS-107 crew, waving to onlookers, exits the Operations and Checkout Building on their way to Launch Pad 39A for liftoff.
The STS-107 crew, waving to onlookers, exits the Operations and Checkout Building on their way to Launch Pad 39A for liftoff. Leading the way are Pilot William "Willie" McCool (left) and Commander Rick Husband (right). Following in the second row are Mission Specialists Kalpana Chawla (left) and Laurel Clark; in the rear are Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, Payload Commander Michael Anderson and Mission Specialist David Brown.


The STS-107 crew heads for the Astrovan and a ride to Launch Pad 39A for liftoff.
The STS-107 crew heads for the Astrovan and a ride to Launch Pad 39A for liftoff. In front, left to right, are Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon, Mission Specialist Kalpana Chawla and Pilot William "Willie" McCool; behind them, left to right, are Payload Commander Michael Anderson, Mission Specialists David Brown and Laurel Clark, and Mission Commander Rick Husband.


STS-107 Commander Rick Husband sits in the cockpit of Space Shuttle Columbia during a simulated launch countdown, part of Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test activities.
STS-107 Commander Rick Husband sits in the cockpit of Space Shuttle Columbia during a simulated launch countdown, part of Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test activities.


STS-107 Commander Rick Husband sits in the cockpit of Space Shuttle Columbia during a simulated launch countdown, part of Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test activities.
Waving from the slidewire basket on the launch pad are (left to right) STS-107 Pilot William "Willie" McCool and Commander Rick Husband. The crew is taking part in a simulated launch countdown, part of Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test activities.


During Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test activities at the launch pad, Mission Specialists Kalpana Chawla and Ilan Ramon pause for a photo.
During Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test activities at the launch pad, Mission Specialists Kalpana Chawla and Ilan Ramon pause for a photo.


During Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test activities at the launch pad, Mission Specialists Kalpana Chawla and Ilan Ramon pause for a photo.
During Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test activities at the launch pad, Mission Specialists Kalpana Chawla and Ilan Ramon pause for a photo.


Through a cloud-washed blue sky above Launch Pad 39A, Space Shuttle Columbia hurtles toward space on mission STS-107.
Through a cloud-washed blue sky above Launch Pad 39A, Space Shuttle Columbia hurtles toward space on mission STS-107. 720x533 pixels - 314KB | 3000x2222 pixels - 3.85MB


Framed by branches across from Launch Pad 39A, Space Shuttle Columbia leaps toward space on mission STS-107.
Framed by branches across from Launch Pad 39A, Space Shuttle Columbia leaps toward space on mission STS-107. 576x720 pixels - 197KB | 2400x3000 pixels - 1.56 MB


Photographs courtesy of NASA

Posted in Today's Headlines by usrbingeek at 2003-02-01 19:23 ET (GMT-5) | 1 Comments | Permalink



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Very sad day indeed :( we will remember it always in our hearts, as with Challenger Jan 28th 1986

Posted by: mouse at February 1, 2003 09:41 PM










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