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May 30, 2011
Astronauts John W. Young, left, STS-1 commander, and Robert L. Crippen, right center, crew pilot, join their backup crewmen and other NASA officials in inspecting the space shuttle slidewire escape system at Launch Complex 39, Kennedy Space Center (KSC). The backup crew members are astronauts Joe H. Engle, far right, and Richard H. Truly, third from right. George W. S. Abbey, JSC director of flight operations, is second from left. Launch Pad A can be seen at the end of the slidewire in the center background. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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