The STS-106 crew wave to onlookers as they rush to the Astrovan that will take them to Launch Pad 39B. From left to right are Mission Specialists Daniel C. Burbank, Boris V. Morukov, Richard A. Mastracchio, Edward T. Lu and Yuri I. Malenchenko; Commander Terrence W. Wilcutt; and Pilot Scott D. Altman. Liftoff of Space Shuttle Atlantis is set for 8:45 a.m. EDT on the fourth flight to the International Space Station. On the 11-day mission, the seven-member crew will perform support tasks on orbit, transfer supplies and prepare the living quarters in the newly arrived Zvezda Service Module. The first long-duration crew, dubbed “Expedition One,” is due to arrive at the Station in late fall. (Photo Release Date: 09/08/2000 )
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