Kennedy Space Center, FL - (FILE) -- Attired in training versions of their shuttle launch and entry suits, these seven astronauts take a break from training on Wednesday, March 5, 2008 to pose for the STS-126 crew portrait. Astronaut Christopher J. Ferguson, commander, is at center; and astronaut Eric A. Boe, pilot, is third from the right. Remaining crewmembers, pictured from left to right, are astronauts Sandra H. Magnus, Stephen G. Bowen, Donald R. Pettit, Robert S. (Shane) Kimbrough and Heidemarie M. Stefanyshyn-Piper, all mission specialists. Magnus is scheduled to join Expedition 18 as flight engineer after launching to the International Space Station on mission STS-126.  The mission is scheduled for launch on Friday, November 14, 2008.  The 15-day flight will deliver equipment and supplies to the space station in preparation for expansion from a three- to six-person resident crew aboard the complex. The mission will include four spacewalks to service the station?s Solar Alpha Rotary Joints..Credit: NASA via CNP
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Formal STS-126 Crew Portrait
Kennedy Space Center, FL - (FILE) -- Attired in training versions of their shuttle launch and entry suits, these seven astronauts take a break from training on Wednesday, March 5, 2008 to pose for the STS-126 crew portrait. Astronaut Christopher J. Ferguson, commander, is at center; and astronaut Eric A. Boe, pilot, is third from the right. Remaining crewmembers, pictured from left to right, are astronauts Sandra H. Magnus, Stephen G. Bowen, Donald R. Pettit, Robert S. (Shane) Kimbrough and Heidemarie M. Stefanyshyn-Piper, all mission specialists. Magnus is scheduled to join Expedition 18 as flight engineer after launching to the International Space Station on mission STS-126. The mission is scheduled for launch on Friday, November 14, 2008. The 15-day flight will deliver equipment and supplies to the space station in preparation for expansion from a three- to six-person resident crew aboard the complex. The mission will include four spacewalks to service the station?s Solar Alpha Rotary Joints..Credit: NASA via CNP

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Date: 8 Nov 2008
Location: Cape Canaveral Florida United States of America
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