October 7, 2011
ISS016-E-029873 (16 Feb. 2008) --- STS-122 and Expedition 16 crewmembers pose for a group photo following a joint news conference in the Columbus laboratory of the International Space Station while Space Shuttle Atlantis is docked with the station. From the left (bottom) are NASA astronaut Steve Frick, STS-122 commander; and Peggy Whitson, Expedition 16 commander. From the left (middle row) are NASA astronaut Daniel Tani, STS-122 mission specialist; European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Leopold Eyharts, Expedition 16 flight engineer; and cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko, Expedition 16 flight engineer representing Russia's Federal Space Agency. From the left (top row) are NASA astronaut Stanley Love, ESA astronaut Hans Schlegel, NASA astronauts Leland Melvin, Rex Walheim, all STS-122 mission specialists; and Alan Poindexter, STS-122 pilot. Tani, who joined the station's Expedition 16 crew in October, is being replaced by Eyharts, who arrived at the station with the STS-122 crew.
Topics: Human spaceflight, Spaceflight, Space exploration, Stephen Frick, Léopold Eyharts, Expedition 16, Daniel M. Tani, Rex J. Walheim, STS-122, Peggy Whitson, Expedition 21, European Astronaut Corps, Astronaut, National Aeronautics and Space Administration