August 6, 2011
The STS-107 crewmembers pose for an informal crew portrait near a T-38 trainer jet at Ellington Field near Johnson Space Center (JSC). From the left are astronauts Rick D. Husband, mission commander; William C. McCool, pilot; David M. Brown, Laurel B. Clark, both mission specialists; payload specialist Ilan Ramon; astronauts Michael P. Anderson and Kalpana Chawla, both mission specialists. Ramon represents the Israeli Space Agency.
Topics: STS-107, Space accidents and incidents, Spaceflight, Meanings of minor planet names: 51001–52000, Columbia Hills, Ilan Ramon, Israel Space Agency, payload specialist, Kalpana Chawla, Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Apollo, Astronaut, Environment