The six-member crew of the next space shuttle mission arrived in T-38 training aircraft at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla., on Monday, Jan. 18, to participate in a full launch dress rehearsal, known as the Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test. The test provides an opportunity for the crew and ground teams to participate in various simulated countdown activities, including equipment familiarization and emergency egress training. Shuttle Endeavour is targeted to launch on its STS-130 mission to the International Space Station on Feb. 7 at 4:39 a.m. EST. The crew members are Commander George Zamka, Pilot Terry Virts and Mission Specialists Robert Behnken, Nicholas Patrick, Kathryn Hire and Stephen Robinson.
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