In the white room of the Orbiter Access Arm, the six members of the STS-79 crew pose for a photograph at Launch Pad 39A. From top row left are Mission Specialist Tom Akers, Commander William F. Readdy, and Pilot Terrence W. Wilcutt. From bottom row left are Mission Specialists Carl E. Walz, John E. Blaha, and Jay Apt. The astronauts are at KSC for the Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test (TCDT), a dress rehearsal for the launch targeted for mid-September. STS-79 will be the fourth Shuttle-Mir docking and the first flight of the SPACEHAB Double Module. (Photo Release Date: 08/27/96 )

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