ATLANTIS CREW PREPARING FOR LAUNCH OF SPACE SHUTTLE.
The crew of the space shuttle Atlantis for Mission STS-112 pose with
the huge Vehicle Assembly Building in the background at the Kennedy
Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida September 18, 2002. Launch of
Atlantis, on a construction mission to the International Space Station,
is scheduled for October 2. From left, are: David Wolf, Sandra Magnus,
Pilot Pamela Melroy, Commander Jeffery Ashby, Russian Cosmonaut Fyodor
Yurchikhin and Briton Piers Sellers. REUTERS/Joe Skipper