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STS-122 mission crew learn how to use the slidewire baskets to evacuate the launch pad in the case of emergency
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- Title STS-122 mission crew learn how to use the slidewire baskets to evacuate the launch pad in the case of emergency
- Released 22/11/2007 10:16 am
- Copyright ESA - S. Corvaja 2007
STS-122 mission crew during 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.