Detail View: NASA Kennedy Center Media Archive Collection: STS-89 Pilot Joe Edwards Jr. gives a ?thumbs up? as he completes the donning of his launch/entry suit in the Operations and Checkout (O&C) Building. He has flown more than 2,600 hours in over 25 different aircraft and logged over 650 arrested landings. He and six fellow crew members will soon depart the O&C and head for Launch Pad 39A, where the Space Shuttle Endeavour will lift off during a launch window that opens at 9:43 p.m. EST, Jan. 22. STS-89 is the eighth of nine planned missions to dock the Space Shuttle with Russia's Mir space station

Description: 
STS-89 Pilot Joe Edwards Jr. gives a ?thumbs up? as he completes the donning of his launch/entry suit in the Operations and Checkout (O&C) Building. He has flown more than 2,600 hours in over 25 different aircraft and logged over 650 arrested landings. He and six fellow crew members will soon depart the O&C and head for Launch Pad 39A, where the Space Shuttle Endeavour will lift off during a launch window that opens at 9:43 p.m. EST, Jan. 22. STS-89 is the eighth of nine planned missions to dock the Space Shuttle with Russia's Mir space station
Release Date: 
01/22/1998
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: 
Joe Edwards
facet_what: 
Russian Mir Space Station
facet_where: 
Florida
facet_when: 
01-22-1998
facet_when_year: 
1998
Photo Number: 
KSC-98PC-212
UID: 
SPD-KSCMA-KSC-98PC-212
original url: 
http://mediaarchive.ksc.nasa.gov/detail.cfm?mediaid=2555