KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- STS-98 Mission Specialist Thomas Jones happily arrives at KSC’s Shuttle Landing Facility for Terminal Countdown Test Activities. In preparation for the Jan. 19 launch, he and the rest of the crew – Commander Ken Cockrell, Pilot Mark Polansky and Mission Specialists Robert Curbeam and Marsha Ivins – will be training in emergency procedures from the pad, checking the payload and taking part in a simulated countdown. The payload for the mission is the U.S. Lab Destiny, a key element in the construction of the International Space Station. The lab has five system racks already installed inside the module. After delivery of electronics in the lab, electrically powered attitude control for Control Moment Gyroscopes will be activated. STS-98 is the seventh construction flight to the ISS. (Photo Release Date: 01/03/2001 )

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