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Wednesday, August 5, 2009
Space shuttle Discovery's seven astronauts were welcomed at the Kennedy Space Center today for upcoming emergency training exercises and a countdown dress rehearsal with the launch team.
Credit: NASA TV
Commander Rick Sturckow, pilot Kevin Ford, mission specialists Jose Hernandez, Danny Olivas, Christer Fuglesang, Pat Forrester and station-bound astronaut Nicole Stott flew from Houston to the Cape aboard several two-seater T-38 jets.