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  • STS-135 Ascent flight control team and crew members› View High-res
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    JSC2011-E-070840 (26 July 2011) --- The members of the STS-135 Ascent flight control team and crew members pose for a group portrait in the space shuttle flight control room in the Mission Control Center at NASA's Johnson Space Center. Flight director Richard Jones (left) and NASA astronaut Chris Ferguson, STS-135 commander, hold the STS-135 mission logo. Additional crew members pictured are NASA astronauts Doug Hurley, pilot; Sandy Magnus and Rex Walheim, both mission specialists. Photo credit: NASA

  • The space shuttle flight control room of the Mission Control Center› View High-res
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    JSC2011-E-068256 (21 July 2011) --- In the space shuttle flight control room of the Mission Control Center at NASA's Johnson Space Center, NASA managers applaud the successful end to the Space Shuttle Program as Atlantis landed on a runway several hundred miles away in Florida. From left to right are NASA astronaut Barry Wilmore (in red shirt), STS-135 spacecraft communicator or CAPCOM; Tony Ceccacci, entry flight director for the mission, Stephen Koerner, deputy director for JSC's mission operations directorate; Paul Hill, director of mission operations; and Yusef Johnson from Ascent/Descent Flight Design. Photo credit: NASA

  • The space shuttle flight control room in the Mission Control Center› View High-res
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    JSC2011-E-063881 (12 July 2011) --- A wide shot from the rear of the space shuttle flight control room in the Mission Control Center at NASA's Johnson Space Center shows a number of controllers at work supporting the July 12 spacewalk of NASA astronauts Mike Fossum and Ron Garan, flight engineers for the Expedition 28 mission. Planning shift flight director Paul Dye sits at the flight director console at left, and NASA astronaut Shannon Lucid stays in close eye and verbal contact with Dye as she talks and listens to the astronauts at the CAPCOM console (right side of frame) Photo credit: NASA

  • Brandi Dean, Public Affairs Office commentator› View High-res
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    JSC2011-E-063880 (12 July 2011) --- Brandi Dean, Public Affairs Office (PAO) commentator, monitors data at her console in the space shuttle flight control room in the Mission Control Center at NASA's Johnson Space Center during the July 12 spacewalk on the International Space Station. The shuttle control room was fully staffed while the outpost was docked with the space shuttle Atlantis for the STS-135 mission. Photo credit: NASA

  • A model of the space shuttle Atlantis and a bouquet of roses› View High-res
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    JSC2011-E-063867 (12 July 2011) --- A model of the space shuttle Atlantis and a bouquet of roses with a very heartwarming and lengthy back-story sit atop the INCO console in the space shuttle flight control room in the Mission Control Center of NASA's Johnson Space Center. The Shelton and Murphy families of North Texas have been sending roses to the control center staff ever since the STS-26 or Return to Flight mission of the space shuttle Discovery in 1988. The photo was taken during the July 12 spacewalk by NASA astronauts Mike Fossum and Ron Garan on the International Space Station. Photo credit: NASA

  • A bouquet of roses› View High-res
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    JSC2011-E-063866 (12 July 2011) --- A bouquet of roses with a very heartwarming and lengthy back-story sits atop the INCO console in the space shuttle flight control room in the Mission Control Center of NASA's Johnson Space Center. The Shelton and Murphy families of North Texas have been sending roses to the control center staff ever since the STS-26 or Return to Flight mission of the space shuttle Discovery in 1988. The photo was taken during the July 12 spacewalk by NASA astronauts Mike Fossum and Ron Garan on the International Space Station. Photo credit: NASA

  • NASA astronaut Shannon Lucid, STS-135 planning shift CAPCOM› View High-res
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    JSC2011-E-063846 (12 July 2011) --- Inside the space shuttle flight control room at the NASA Johnson Space Center's Mission Control Center, NASA astronaut Shannon Lucid, STS-135 planning shift CAPCOM, converses with personnel (out of frame) at the nearby flight director's console during the July 12 spacewalk of NASA astronauts Mike Fossum and Ron Garan. Serving as the voice for managers and flight controllers supporting the space bound astronauts, Lucid's history at the Johnson Space Center dates back to the late 70s. She was one of the first six women NASA astronauts. Photo credit: NASA

  • A model of the space shuttle Atlantis and a bouquet of roses› View High-res
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    JSC2011-E-063831 (12 July 2011) --- A model of the space shuttle Atlantis and a bouquet of roses with a very heartwarming and lengthy back-story sit atop the INCO console in the space shuttle flight control room in the Mission Control Center of NASA's Johnson Space Center. The Shelton and Murphy families of North Texas have been sending roses to the control center staff ever since the STS-26 or Return to Flight mission of the space shuttle Discovery in 1988. The photo was taken during the July 12 spacewalk by NASA astronauts Mike Fossum and Ron Garan on the International Space Station. Photo credit: NASA

  • Richard Jones talks with John McCullough› View High-res
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    JSC2011-E-067476 (21 July 2011) --- In the shuttle flight control room in JSC's Mission Control Center in Houston, STS-135 ascent flight director Richard Jones (left), talks with John McCullough, chief of the flight directors office, prior to landing for Shuttle Program's final mission, several hundred miles away at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Photo credit: NASA

  • Michael Lopez-Alegria, Richard Jones, Paul Hill, John McCullough and Norm Knight› View High-res
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    JSC2011-E-067473 (21 July 2011) --- In the shuttle flight control room in JSC's Mission Control Center in Houston, NASA astronaut Michael Lopez-Alegria (left), deputy director of the flight crew operations directorate for International Space Station, stretches to shake hands with STS-135 ascent flight director Richard Jones. Standing between those two, from the left, are Paul Hill, director of JSC's mission operations directorate, John McCullough, chief of the flight directors office, and Norm Knight, deputy chief of the flight directors office. The men were watching monitors that showed TV coverage of the landing and post-landing activity of STS-135 -- the Space Shuttle Program's final mission -- several hundred miles away at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Photo credit: NASA