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June 15, 2011
Astronaut Eileen M. Collins, mission commander, signs autographs for several members of the large crowd which turned out at Ellington Field to welcome home the STS-93 astronauts. Collins, the first woman shuttle mission commander, spoke to the well wishers from a lectern in a large Ellington Field hangar. She joined her four crew members, NASA officials and Vice-President Al Gore in doing so.

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