STS-88 Pilot Frederick W. "Rick" Sturckow gives a "thumbs up" after donning his orange launch and entry suit in the Operations and Checkout Building. STS-88 will be Sturckow's first spaceflight. He and the five other STS-88 crew members will depart shortly for Launch Pad 39A where the Space Shuttle Endeavour is poised for liftoff on the first U.S. mission dedicated to the assembly of the International Space Station. (Photo Release Date: 12/04/98 )
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