Shuttle Astronauts Take Part In Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test
STS-124 Astronauts, (R-L) led by commander Mark Kelly, pilot Ken Ham, mission specialists Karen Nyberg, Ron Garan, Mike Fossum, Akihiko Hoshide of the Japanese Space Agency JAXA, and Greg Chamitoff, pose before head9ing to the operations and checkout building on their way to the launch pad at Kennedy Space Center May 9, 2008 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The astronauts were participating in the dress rehearsal terminal countdown demonstration test in preparation for their launch to the International Space Station at the end of the month. (Photo by Matt Stroshane/Getty Images)
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