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    STS127-S-005 (15 July 2009) --- After suiting up, the STS-127 crew members exit the Operations and Checkout Building to board the Astrovan, which will take them to launch pad 39A for the launch of Space Shuttle Endeavour on the STS-127 mission. On the right (front to back) are astronauts Mark Polansky, commander; Tim Kopra, Tom Marshburn, and Dave Wolf, all mission specialists. On the left (front to back) are astronauts Doug Hurley, pilot; Canadian Space Agency's Julie Payette and Christopher Cassidy, both mission specialists. Kopra will join Expedition 20 in progress to serve as a flight engineer aboard the International Space Station. The mission will feature five spacewalks and the delivery of the Japanese Experiment Module's Exposed Facility and the Experiment Logistics Module-Exposed Section in the final of three flights dedicated to the assembly of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's Kibo laboratory complex on the space station.

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    STS127-S-006 (15 July 2009) --- After suiting up, the STS-127 crew members exit the Operations and Checkout Building to board the Astrovan, which will take them to launch pad 39A for the launch of Space Shuttle Endeavour on the STS-127 mission. From right to left are astronauts Mark Polansky, commander; Doug Hurley, pilot; Canadian Space Agency's Julie Payette, Tim Kopra, Tom Marshburn, Dave Wolf and Christopher Cassidy, all mission specialists. Kopra will join Expedition 20 in progress to serve as a flight engineer aboard the International Space Station. The mission will feature five spacewalks and the delivery of the Japanese Experiment Module's Exposed Facility and the Experiment Logistics Module-Exposed Section in the final of three flights dedicated to the assembly of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's Kibo laboratory complex on the space station.

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    STS127-S-007 (15 July 2009) --- After suiting up, the STS-127 crew members pause alongside the Astrovan to wave farewell to onlookers before heading for launch pad 39A for the launch of Space Shuttle Endeavour on the STS-127 mission. From the right are astronaut Mark Polansky, commander; Doug Hurley, pilot; Canadian Space Agency's Julie Payette, Tim Kopra, Tom Marshburn, Christopher Cassidy and Dave Wolf, all mission specialists. Kopra will join Expedition 20 in progress to serve as a flight engineer aboard the International Space Station. The mission will feature five spacewalks and the delivery of the Japanese Experiment Module's Exposed Facility and the Experiment Logistics Module-Exposed Section in the final of three flights dedicated to the assembly of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's Kibo laboratory complex on the space station.

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    JSC2009-E-143027 (11 July 2009) --- Storm clouds approach launch pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on July 10, 2009 as Space Shuttle Endeavour stands awaiting Saturday's planned launch of the STS-127 mission. Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

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    JSC2009-E-143028 (11 July 2009) --- Storm clouds approach launch pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on July 10, 2009, as Space Shuttle Endeavour stands awaiting Saturday's planned launch of the STS-127 mission. Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

  • NASA Kennedy Space Center Security Officer, Jack Hilderbrand› View High-res
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    JSC2009-E-143029 (11 July 2009) --- NASA Kennedy Space Center Security Officer, Jack "Supr Jac" Hilderbrand talks on the phone at the security gate to launch pad 39A just a day shy of his 70th birthday and the planned launch of the Space Shuttle Endeavour with the STS-127 crew. Hilderbrand has been working for the space program since 1960. Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

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    JSC2009-E-143030 (11 July 2009) --- The Space Shuttle Endeavour is framed by a wind sock at launch pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida on July 11, 2009. NASA is hopeful that Endeavour will launch with the crew of STS-127 on Sunday. Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

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    JSC2009-E-143031 (11 July 2009) --- The Space Shuttle Endeavour is seen at launch pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida on July 11, 2009. NASA is hopeful that Endeavour will launch with the crew of STS-127 on Sunday. Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

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    JSC2009-E-143032 (11 July 2009) --- The Space Shuttle Endeavour is seen at launch pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida on July 11, 2009. NASA is hopeful that Endeavour will launch with the crew of STS-127 on Sunday. Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

  • Robert Sieck and Bill Gerstenmaier in firing room four› View High-res
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    JSC2009-E-143033 (12 July 2009) --- Retired NASA Launch Director Robert Sieck, right, talks with Associate Administrator for Space Operations Bill Gerstenmaier in firing room four at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, on July 12, 2009, during the built-in countdown hold for the launch of the Space Shuttle Endeavour and the crew of the STS-127 mission. Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls