November 20, 2011
Stephen Lindsey, chief of the astronaut office, greets NASA astronaut Rick Sturckow, STS-128 commander, as the STS-128 crew members exit a Gulfstream aircraft prior to the crew return ceremonies at Ellington Field near NASA's Johnson Space Center. Pictured behind Sturckow (front to back) are NASA astronauts Kevin Ford, pilot; Patrick Forrester and Jose Hernandez, both mission specialists. Crew members not pictured are NASA astronauts John "Danny" Olivas and Tim Kopra; along with European Space Agency astronaut Christer Fuglesang, all mission specialists.
Topics: Disaster Accident, Frederick W. Sturckow, STS-128, Spaceflight, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Jose Hernandez, Timothy L. Kopra, Christer Fuglesang, Chief of the Astronaut Office, Astronaut, NASA