July 18, 2011
Johnson Space Centers (JSC) Acting Director Roy S. Estess speaks from the lectern in Hangar 990 at Ellington Field during the STS-108 and Expedition Three crew return ceremonies. Seated (from left) are Nikolai Zubov, Deputy Director for Logistics and Procurement, Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center, Star City, Russia; astronaut Frank L. Culbertson, Jr., Expedition Three mission commander; and cosmonauts Mikhail Tyurin and Vladimir N. Dezhurov, both Expedition Three flight engineers. Tyurin and Dezhurov represent Rosaviakosmos. The STS-108 crew delivered the Expedition Four crew and supplies to the International Space Station (ISS) and brought the Expedition Three crew back to Earth.
Topics: Disaster Accident, Space, Spaceflight, Space exploration, Vladimir Dezhurov, Mikhail Tyurin, Expedition 3, Russian Federal Space Agency, International Space Station