At the Shuttle Landing Facility, Center Director Roy Bridges (left) greets STS-97 Commander Brent Jett on his arrival at KSC for the mission launch. At right is Mission Specialist Carlos Noriega. Jett and Noriega traveled from Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas, in the T-38 jet aircraft behind them. 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 about 10:06 p.m. EST. (Photo Release Date: 11/27/2000 )
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