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Alan Poindexter gives a short media speech
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- Title Alan Poindexter gives a short media speech
- Released 19/11/2007 5:02 pm
- Copyright ESA - S. Corvaja 2007
NASA's astronaut Alan Poindexter gives a short media speech before after arriving for final training at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, in Cape Canaveral, Florida, in November 2007, in preparation for the STS-122 space shuttle mission to the International Space Station (ISS).
The crew is participating in Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test activities, a standard part of launch preparations. The TCDT provides astronauts and ground crews with equipment familiarisation, emergency egress training and a simulated launch countdown. STS-122 will deliver European Columbus laboratory to the International Space Station.