Space shuttle Discovery astronauts, front row, left-to-right, Pilot Kenneth Reightler, Jan Davis, Commander Charles Bolden, back row, Sergei Krikalev of Russia, Ronald Sega and Franklin Chang-Diaz depart crew quarters Feb. 3 for the launching pad - PBEAHUNFXCM
Space shuttle Discovery astronauts, front row, left-to-right, Pilot Kenneth Reightler, Jan Davis, Commander Charles Bolden, back row, Sergei Krikalev of Russia, Ronald Sega and Franklin Chang-Diaz in Show more

Tips for the UAE's astronaut from those in the know: keep calm and take lots of photos


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