June 14, 2011
Astronaut Eileen M. Collins, mission commander, enters notes on a log at the commander's station on Columbia's flight deck. A small cluster of clouds can be seen over ocean waters out the port window. Collins is joined by four crew mates for the almost five-day mission in Earth orbit.
Topics: Environment, Test pilots, United States Air Force, Human spaceflight, Eileen Collins, Astronaut, Space exploration, mission commander, Commander, Columbia