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STS-122 and Expedition 16 crews inside Columbus
- Title STS-122 and Expedition 16 crews inside Columbus
- Released 20/02/2008 5:45 pm
- Copyright NASA
STS-122 and Expedition 16 crews pose inside Columbus. Front row from left: NASA astronauts Stephen Frick and Peggy Whitson, Expedition 16 commander.
Second row from left: NASA astroanut Daniel Tani, ESA astronaut Léopold Eyharts, flight engineer, and Russia's Federal Space Agency cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko, flight engineer and Soyuz commander.
Whitson and Malenchenko are two veterans of previous International Space Station flights.
Back row from left: NASA astronauts Stanley Love, ESA astronaut Hans Schlegel and NASA astronauts Leland Melvin (back), Rex Walheim and Alan Poindexter.
ISS Expedition 16 crew will play an important role in monitoring manoeuvres during the ATV rendezvous with the International Space Station.
ESA astronaut Léopold Eyharts will stay on board ISS for two months as a member of the Expedition 16 crew.
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