KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- The STS-112 crew listen to further instructions about emergency egress from the Shuttle using the slidewire basket. In the basket are Mission Specialists Sandra Magnus, Fyodor Yurchikhin (with the Russian Space Agency), and Piers Sellers. At left are Mission Specialist David Wolf and Pilot Pamela Melroy; at right is Commander Jeffrey Ashby. The training is part of Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test activities, which include a simulated launch countdown. Mission STS-112 aboard Space Shuttle Atlantis is scheduled to launch no earlier than Oct. 2, between 2 and 6 p.m. EDT. STS-112 is the 15th assembly mission to the International Space Station. Atlantis will be carrying the S1 Integrated Truss Structure, the first starboard truss segment, to be attached to the central truss segment, S0, and the Crew and Equipment Translation Aid (CETA) Cart A. The CETA is the first of two human-powered carts that will ride along the ISS railway, providing mobile work platforms for future spacewalking astronauts. (Photo Release Date: 09/17/2002 )

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