During Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test (TCDT) activities, the STS-97 crew pause in the White Room at Launch Pad 39B for a photo. At left is Commander Brent Jett and crouching in front is Pilot Mike Bloomfield. Standing behind him are Mission Specialists Joe Tanner, Marc Garneau and Carlos Noriega. . Garneau is with the Canadian Space Agency. The TCDT includes emergency egress training, familiarization with the payload, and a simulated launch countdown. Mission STS-97is the sixth construction flight to the International Space Station. Its payload includes the P6 Integrated Truss Structure and a photovoltaic (PV) module, with giant solar arrays that will provide power to the Station. The mission includes two spacewalks to complete the solar array connections. STS-97 is scheduled to launch Nov. 30 at 10:05 p.m. EST. (Photo Release Date: 11/07/2000 )
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