August 10, 2011
U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R.-Texas) laughs while talking to Astronaut Eileen M. Collins, STS-114 commander, aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery. Also on the phone with the Shuttle commander is U.S. Representative Tom DeLay (R.-Texas), Looking on are NASA Administrator Mike Griffin (left) and Flight Director Jeff Hanley.
Topics: STS-114, Edwards Air Force Base, Space Shuttle program, Eileen Collins, Space Shuttle, Spaceflight, Shuttle, Commander, United States, Texas