Detail View: NASA Kennedy Center Media Archive Collection: STS-90 Mission Commander Richard Searfoss poses in the cockpit of his T-38 jet trainer aircraft after arriving at the KSC Shuttle Landing Facility along with other members of the crew from NASA?s Johnson Space Center to begin Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test (TCDT) activities. The TCDT is held at KSC prior to each Space Shuttle flight to provide crews with the opportunity to participate in simulated countdown activities. Columbia is targeted for launch of STS-90 on April 16 at 2:19 p.m. EDT and will be the second mission of 1998. The mission is scheduled to last nearly 17 days

Description: 
STS-90 Mission Commander Richard Searfoss poses in the cockpit of his T-38 jet trainer aircraft after arriving at the KSC Shuttle Landing Facility along with other members of the crew from NASA?s Johnson Space Center to begin Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test (TCDT) activities. The TCDT is held at KSC prior to each Space Shuttle flight to provide crews with the opportunity to participate in simulated countdown activities. Columbia is targeted for launch of STS-90 on April 16 at 2:19 p.m. EDT and will be the second mission of 1998. The mission is scheduled to last nearly 17 days
Release Date: 
03/29/1998
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: 
Richard Searfoss
facet_what: 
Columbia
facet_where: 
Florida
facet_when: 
03-29-1998
facet_when_year: 
1998
Photo Number: 
KSC-98PC-432
UID: 
SPD-KSCMA-KSC-98PC-432
original url: 
http://mediaarchive.ksc.nasa.gov/detail.cfm?mediaid=2298