KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- The STS-98 crew crosses the parking apron at the KSC Shuttle Landing Facility after their arrival aboard the T-38 jets in the background. Getting ready to greet the media are, left to right, Mission Specialist Thomas Jones, Pilot Mark Polansky, Commander Ken Cockrell, and Mission Specialists Robert Curbeam and Marsha Ivins. The crew has returned to KSC to prepare for their launch to the International Space Station. The seventh construction flight to the Space Station, STS-98 will carry the U.S. Laboratory Destiny, a key module for space experiments. The 11-day mission includes three spacewalks to complete outside assembly and connection of electrical and plumbing lines between the laboratory, Station and a relocated Shuttle docking port. Launch is targeted for Feb. 7 at 6:11 p.m. EST. (Photo Release Date: 02/04/2001 )

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