August 17, 2011
The members of the STS-121 Ascent/Entry flight control team and crewmembers pose for a group portrait in the Shuttle (White) Flight Control Room of Houston's Mission Control Center (MCC). Ascent/Entry flight director Steve Stich (center right) and astronaut Steven W. Lindsey, commander, hold the STS-121 mission logo. Also pictured (front row from the left) are astronauts Piers J. Sellers, Stephanie D. Wilson, Lisa M. Nowak, all mission specialists; flight director Norm Knight; Mark E. Kelly, pilot; Michael E. Fossum and European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Thomas Reiter of Germany, both mission specialists.
Topics: Edwards Air Force Base, STS-121, Spaceflight, Lisa Nowak, STS-1, Piers Sellers, European Space Agency, Mark E. Kelly, Mission Control Center