After arriving at the Shuttle Landing Facility for launch preparations, the STS-101 crew pauses to greet the media. At the microphone is Mission Specialist Yuri Usachev of Russia. Behind him is Pilot Scott "Doc" Horowitz. Other crew members not shown are Commander James Halsell and Mission Specialists Mary Ellen Weber, James Voss, Jeffrey Williams and Susan Helms. The mission will take the crew to the International Space Station, delivering logistics and supplies, plus preparing the Station for the arrival of the Zvezda Service Module, expected to be launched by Russia in July 2000. Also, the crew will conduct one space walk to perform maintenance on the Space Station. This will be the third assembly flight for the Space Station. Launch is targeted for April 24 at about 4:15 p.m. EDT from Launch Pad 39A. (Photo Release Date: 04/21/2000 )
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