Crew and Cabin visit
Meeting Senator and Astronaut John Glenn.
He is a Payload Specialist during STS-95. Full size.
The crew of STS-95. Full size.
Links to the crew (shown from left to right above):
- Steve Robinson, Mission Specialist
- John Glenn, Payload Specialist
- Scott Parazynski, Mission Specialist
- Pedro Duque, Mission Specialist (ESA)
- Chiaki Mukai, Payload Specialist (NASDA)
- Steve Lindsey, Pilot
- Curt Brown, Commander
When you enter the access hatch (see picture below), you enter the mid deck first. While on the pad, the Shuttle points with its nose up, so the 'floor' will be on the left. Thru a small access corridor, you enter into the flight deck on the right.
Installing the PGSE computer in the crew cabin. The computer
is sitting on my lap in this picture. This is one of
the Shuttle computers that talks to the HOST Controller.
This picture taken in the mid deck.Full size
Sitting in the starboard seat (for the pilot) in the Shuttle crew cabin
while sitting on the launch pad. Note that the crew sits with their
backs level with the ground when the Shuttle is sitting on the pad.
Note also that the ring on my finger has been taped up. All items
that can come loose on your body must be secured.Full size
The power control panel for our cradle in the aft flight deck.
Note the word 'HOST' and the four switches marked
'FMDM PWR A and B' and 'HTR PWR A and B'. The red circle
is where the fire extinguisher nozzle is pushed thru in
case of fire behind the panel. Full size