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  • Johnson Space Center Director Michael Coats greets astronauts at the STS-122 crew return ceremony› View High-res
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    JSC2008-E-014907 (21 Feb. 2008) --- Johnson Space Center's (JSC) director Michael L. Coats (right) greets astronauts Rex Walheim (left) and Leland Melvin, STS-122 mission specialists, at Ellington Field near JSC prior to the STS-122 crew return ceremonies.

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    JSC2008-E-014908 (21 Feb. 2008) --- Johnson Space Center's (JSC) director Michael L. Coats (right) greets astronauts Rex Walheim (left) and Leland Melvin, STS-122 mission specialists, at Ellington Field near JSC prior to the STS-122 crew return ceremonies. European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Hans Schlegel, mission specialist, is visible in the background.

  • Astronaut Jeff Williams greets astronaut Rex Walheim at the STS-122 crew return ceremony› View High-res
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    JSC2008-E-014916 (21 Feb. 2008) --- Astronaut Jeff Williams (left) greets astronaut Rex Walheim, STS-122 mission specialist, at Ellington Field near Johnson Space Center prior to the STS-122 crew return ceremonies.

  • The STS-122 crew members are greeted at the STS-122 crew return ceremony› View High-res
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    JSC2008-E-014921 (21 Feb. 2008) --- The crewmembers of the STS-122 mission were welcomed home to Houston Feb. 21, following the landing of Space Shuttle Atlantis in Florida on Feb. 20. Johnson Space Center's (JSC) director Michael L. Coats (far right) introduced the crew to the crowd on hand at Ellington Field. From the right are NASA astronauts Steve Frick, commander; Alan Poindexter, pilot; Leland Melvin, Rex Walheim, European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Hans Schlegel, NASA astronauts Stanley Love and Daniel Tani, all mission specialists, were welcomed by family and friends during the ceremony.

  • The STS-122 crew members are greeted at the STS-122 crew return ceremony› View High-res
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    JSC2008-E-014951 (21 Feb. 2008) --- The crewmembers of the STS-122 mission were welcomed home to Houston Feb. 21, following the landing of Space Shuttle Atlantis in Florida on Feb. 20. Johnson Space Center's (JSC) director Michael L. Coats (far right) introduced the crew to the crowd on hand at Ellington Field. From the right are NASA astronauts Steve Frick, commander; Alan Poindexter, pilot; Leland Melvin, Rex Walheim, European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Hans Schlegel, NASA astronauts Stanley Love and Daniel Tani (out of frame), all mission specialists, were welcomed by family and friends during the ceremony.

  • Johnson Space Center Director Michael Coats at the STS-122 crew return ceremony› View High-res
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    JSC2008-E-014955 (21 Feb. 2008) --- Johnson Space Center's (JSC) director Michael L. Coats addresses a large crowd of well-wishers at the STS-122 crew return ceremony on Thursday, Feb. 21 in Ellington Field's Hangar 276 near JSC.

  • Astronaut Leland Melvin at the STS-122 crew return ceremony› View High-res
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    JSC2008-E-014959 (21 Feb. 2008) --- Astronaut Leland Melvin, STS-122 mission specialist, is pictured at the STS-122 crew return ceremony on Thursday, Feb. 21 in Ellington Field's Hangar 276 near Johnson Space Center.

  • Astronaut Steve Frick at the STS-122 crew return ceremony› View High-res
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    JSC2008-E-014962 (21 Feb. 2008) --- Astronaut Steve Frick, STS-122 commander, is pictured at the STS-122 crew return ceremony on Thursday, Feb. 21 in Ellington Field's Hangar 276 near Johnson Space Center.

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    JSC2008-E-014966 (21 Feb. 2008) --- Astronaut Steve Frick, STS-122 commander, is pictured at the STS-122 crew return ceremony on Thursday, Feb. 21 in Ellington Field's Hangar 276 near Johnson Space Center.

  • STS-122 mission specialists at the STS-122 crew return ceremony› View High-res
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    JSC2008-E-014970 (21 Feb. 2008) --- NASA astronaut Stanley Love (left), European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Hans Schlegel, and NASA astronaut Rex Walheim, all STS-122 mission specialists, are pictured at the STS-122 crew return ceremony on Thursday, Feb. 21 in Ellington Field's Hangar 276 near Johnson Space Center.