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The six-member crew of STS-134 arrives at the Kennedy Space Center March 29 to participate in the Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test (TCDT). Over the next three days, the crew will participate in a practice countdown, test drive the armored personnel carrier that would take them away from the pad in an emergency, and practice shuttle pad bailout procedures.From L-R, Mission Specialists Greg Chamitoff, Roberto Vittori of Italy, Andrew Feustel, Commander Kelly, Pilot Greg Johnson and MS Mike Fincke, who will be the last shuttle-specific rookie astronaut to fly (having completed two Expedition stints on the ISS already).