June 8, 2011
U.S. Senator John H. Glenn (D., Ohio) shakes hands with Dr. Chiaki Mukai following a press conference for STS-95 crew members on Feb. 20, 1998. Glenn will fly on the mission as a payload specialist, and Mukai, making her second flight in space, will also be a payload specialist. Mukai flew as a payload specialist representing Japan's National Space Development Agency (NASDA) in July of 1995.