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Kennedy Space Center
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January

January 9, 1998

During the Crew Equipment Interface Test (CEIT) in Kennedy Space Center's (KSC's) Operations and Checkout Building, where the Neurolab payload is undergoing processing. The CEIT gives astronauts an opportunity to get a hands-on look at the payloads with which they will be working on-orbit. STS-90 is scheduled to launch aboard the Shuttle Columbia from KSC on April 2.
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- STS-90 crew members study manuals and drawings for the mission's Neurolab payload

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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- STS-90 crew members check out the inside of the module for the mission's Neurolab payload

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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- STS-90 Payload Specialist James Pawelczyk, Ph.D., holds up a panel as one of the items used

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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- STS-90 Mission Specialist Dafydd "Dave" Rhys Williams, M.D., with the Canadian Space Agency, and back-up Payload Specialist Chiaki Mukai, M.D., Ph.D., with the National Space Development Agency of Japan, examine items to be used

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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- STS-90 Payload Specialists James Pawelczyk, Ph.D. (at left), and Jay Buckey Jr., M.D., examine items to be used


 
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