Detail View: NASA Kennedy Center Media Archive Collection: KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- The Expedition Three crew clasp hands in a show of unity before they depart KSC for Houston. From left to right are Commander Frank Culbertson and cosmonauts Vladimir Dezhurov and Mikhail Tyurin. The three returned to Earth as passengers aboard the orbiter Endeavour, which landed at KSC at 12:55 p.m. EST (17:55 GMT) Dec. 17, 2001, after completing mission STS-108. Expedition 3 had spent 129 days on the International Space Station. The landing is the 57th at KSC in the history of the program STS-108 was the 12th mission to the Space Station. This mission was the 107th flight in the Shuttle program and the 17th flight for the orbiter

Description: 
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- The Expedition Three crew clasp hands in a show of unity before they depart KSC for Houston. From left to right are Commander Frank Culbertson and cosmonauts Vladimir Dezhurov and Mikhail Tyurin. The three returned to Earth as passengers aboard the orbiter Endeavour, which landed at KSC at 12:55 p.m. EST (17:55 GMT) Dec. 17, 2001, after completing mission STS-108. Expedition 3 had spent 129 days on the International Space Station. The landing is the 57th at KSC in the history of the program STS-108 was the 12th mission to the Space Station. This mission was the 107th flight in the Shuttle program and the 17th flight for the orbiter
Release Date: 
12/19/2001
Photo Credit: 
NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Release: 
National Aeronautics and Space Administration John F. Kennedy Space Center Kennedy Space Center, Florida 32899
facet_who: 
Frank Culbertson
facet_what: 
Earth
facet_where: 
Florida
facet_when: 
12-19-2001
facet_when_year: 
2001
Photo Number: 
KSC-01PD-1856
UID: 
SPD-KSCMA-KSC-01PD-1856
original url: 
http://mediaarchive.ksc.nasa.gov/detail.cfm?mediaid=8674