STS-88 Mission Specialist Nancy J. Currie suits up in the Operations and Checkout Building, as part of flight crew equipment fit check, prior to her trip to Launch Pad 39A. She is helped by suit tech Drew Billingsley. The crew are at KSC to participate in the Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test (TCDT) which includes mission familiarization activities, emergency egress training, and the simulated main engine cut-off exercise. This is Currie's third space flight. Mission STS-88 is targeted for launch on Dec. 3, 1998. It is the first U.S. flight for the assembly of the International Space Station and will carry the Unity connecting module. (Photo Release Date: 11/05/98 )
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