KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- The first Space Shuttle Main Engine (SSME) is installed on Space Shuttle Atlantis following the welding repair of the propulsion system flow liners as preparations to launch mission STS-112 continue. Sitting atop the engine is Angela DiMattia, the move director for Rocketdyne. Just behind and below her is Rocketdyne employee Brickford Lero, offering some additional guidance. Mission STS-112 is an assembly flight to the International Space Station and is targeted for launch no earlier than Sept. 28, 2002. Members of the STS-112 crew are Commander Jeffrey Ashby; Pilot Pamela Melroy; and Mission Specialists David Wolf, Piers Sellers, Sandra Magnus, and Fyodor Yurchikhin of the Russian Space Agency. (Photo Release Date: 08/16/2002 )
KSC-02PD-1191 - Raw ASCII Text Caption file
KSC-02PD-1191 - Low (GIF Format, 320x240 pixels x 256 colors, approx 50 Kbytes)
KSC-02PD-1191 - Medium (JPEG format, 1024x768 pixels x 256 colors, approx 250 Kbytes)
KSC-02PD-1191 - High (JPEG, 2040x2640 pixels x 16 million colors, approx 400 Kbytes)
STS-112 KSC Photo IndexNext Image KSC-02PD-1192
DISCLAIMER: No copyright protection is asserted for these photographs.
If a recognizable person appears in this photograph, use for commercial purposes may infringe a right of privacy or publicity. It may not be used to state or imply the endorsement by NASA of a commercial product. These photographs are available for preview and download in electronic digital form ONLY. They may not be ordered from NASA in photograph form. (See NASA Copyright Notice)