Detail View: NASA Kennedy Center Media Archive Collection: KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In the Orbiter Processing Facility, STS-116 crew members get a close look at the underside of the orbiter Discovery. The astronauts are, from left, Commander Mark Polansky, Mission Specialists Joan Higginbotham and Nicholas Patrick, Pilot William Oefelein, and Mission Specialists Christer Fugelsang, who represents the European Space Agency, and Sunita Williams. The crew is at KSC for a Crew Equipment Interface Test. Mission crews make frequent trips to the Kennedy Space Center to become familiar with the equipment and payloads they will be using. STS-116 will be mission No. 20 to the International Space Station and construction flight 12A.1. The mission payload is the SPACEHAB module, the P5 integrated truss structure and other key components. Launch is scheduled for no earlier than Dec. 7. Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett

Description: 
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In the Orbiter Processing Facility, STS-116 crew members get a close look at the underside of the orbiter Discovery. The astronauts are, from left, Commander Mark Polansky, Mission Specialists Joan Higginbotham and Nicholas Patrick, Pilot William Oefelein, and Mission Specialists Christer Fugelsang, who represents the European Space Agency, and Sunita Williams. The crew is at KSC for a Crew Equipment Interface Test. Mission crews make frequent trips to the Kennedy Space Center to become familiar with the equipment and payloads they will be using. STS-116 will be mission No. 20 to the International Space Station and construction flight 12A.1. The mission payload is the SPACEHAB module, the P5 integrated truss structure and other key components. Launch is scheduled for no earlier than Dec. 7. Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett
Release Date: 
10/13/2006
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: 
Joan Higginbotham
facet_what: 
International Space Station (ISS)
facet_where: 
Florida
facet_when: 
10-13-2006
facet_when_year: 
2006
Photo Number: 
KSC-06PD-2341
UID: 
SPD-KSCMA-KSC-06PD-2341
original url: 
http://mediaarchive.ksc.nasa.gov/detail.cfm?mediaid=30255