August 6, 2011
The STS-107 crewmembers are photographed during a briefing prior to a flight in T-38 trainer jets at Ellington Field near Johnson Space Center (JSC). Clockwise, from the back, are astronauts Rick D. Husband, mission commander; Michael P. Anderson, mission specialist; payload specialist Ilan Ramon; astronauts Kalpana Chawla, David M. Brown, Laurel B. Clark, mission specialists; and William C. McCool, pilot. Ramon represents the Israeli Space Agency.
Topics: STS-107, Space accidents and incidents, Spaceflight, Environment, Meanings of minor planet names: 51001–52000, Columbia Hills, Ilan Ramon, payload specialist, Kalpana Chawla, Apollo, Astronaut