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    STS128-S-001 (April 2009) --- The STS-128 patch symbolizes the 17A mission and represents the hardware, people and partner nations that contribute to the flight. The Space Shuttle Discovery is shown in the orbit configuration with the Multi Purpose Logistics Module (MPLM) Leonardo in the payload bay. Earth and the International Space Station wrap around the Astronaut Office symbol reminding us of the continuous human presence in space. The names of the STS-128 crew members border the patch in an unfurled manner. Included in the names is the expedition crew member who will launch on STS-128 and remain on board ISS, replacing another Expedition crew member who will return home with STS-128. The banner also completes the Astronaut Office symbol and contains the U.S. and Swedish flags representing the countries of the STS-128 crew. The NASA insignia design for Space Shuttle flights is reserved for use by the astronauts and for other official use as the NASA Administrator may authorize. Public availability has been approved only in the form of illustrations by the various news media. When and if there is any change in this policy, which we do not anticipate, it will be publicly announced.

  • The STS-128 crew portrait› View High-res
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    STS128-S-002 (30 Jan. 2009) --- Attired in training versions of their shuttle launch and entry suits, these seven astronauts take a break from training to pose for the STS-128 crew portrait. Seated are NASA astronauts Rick Sturckow (right), commander; and Kevin Ford, pilot. From the left (standing) are astronauts Jose Hernandez, John "Danny" Olivas, Nicole Stott, European Space Agency's Christer Fuglesang and Patrick Forrester, all mission specialists. Stott is scheduled to join Expedition 20 as flight engineer after launching to the International Space Station on STS-128.

  • Christer Fuglesang› View High-res
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    JSC2003-E-31747 (31 Jan. 2003) --- Christer Fuglesang, mission specialist representing the European Space Agency (ESA)

  • Patrick Forrester› View High-res
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    JSC2005-E-45340 (19 Aug. 2005) --- Astronaut Patrick G. Forrester, mission specialist

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    JSC2006-E-43656 (18 Sept. 2006) --- Astronaut John D. "Danny" Olivas, mission specialist

  • Astronaut Patrick Forrester› View High-res
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    JSC2009-E-007401 (8 Jan. 2009) --- Astronaut Patrick Forrester, STS-128 mission specialist, attired in a training version of his shuttle launch and entry suit, awaits the start of a training session in the Space Vehicle Mock-up Facility at NASA's Johnson Space Center.

  • Astronaut Jose Hernandez› View High-res
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    JSC2009-E-007402 (8 Jan. 2009) --- Astronaut Jose Hernandez, STS-128 mission specialist, attired in a training version of his shuttle launch and entry suit, talks with astronaut Catherine (Cady) Coleman while awaiting the start of a training session in the Space Vehicle Mock-up Facility at NASA's Johnson Space Center.

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    JSC2009-E-007403 (8 Jan. 2009) --- Astronaut John "Danny" Olivas, STS-128 mission specialist, attired in a training version of his shuttle launch and entry suit, awaits the start of a training session in the Space Vehicle Mock-up Facility at NASA's Johnson Space Center.

  • European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Christer Fuglesang› View High-res
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    JSC2009-E-007404 (8 Jan. 2009) --- European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Christer Fuglesang, STS-128 mission specialist, attired in a training version of his shuttle launch and entry suit, awaits the start of a training session in the Space Vehicle Mock-up Facility at NASA's Johnson Space Center.

  • Astronaut Jose Hernandez› View High-res
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    JSC2009-E-007405 (8 Jan. 2009) --- Astronaut Jose Hernandez, STS-128 mission specialist, attired in a training version of his shuttle launch and entry suit, awaits the start of a training session in the Space Vehicle Mock-up Facility at NASA's Johnson Space Center.