June 14, 2011
Astronaut Eileen M. Collins, mission commander, aims a camera through the overhead windows of the Space Shuttle Columbia. Collins and her crew earlier had released the Chandra X-Ray Observatory into space. The five astronauts are scheduled to spend a little less than five days in Earth orbit.
Topics: Human spaceflight, Spaceflight, Space exploration, STS-93, Steven Hawley, Eileen Collins, Space Shuttle Columbia, Space Shuttle, Manned spacecraft, Astronaut, Space Shuttle program, Chandra X-ray Observatory