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STS-65 Payload Specialist Mukai floats in WETF pool during bailout training
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Abstract: STS-65 Japanese Payload Specialist Chiaki Mukai, fully suited in a launch and entry suit (LES) and launch and entry helmet (LEH), floats via underarm flotation device or 'Mae West's' during a training exercise at the Johnson Space Center (JSC). A portion of the STS-65 crew participated in the launch emergency egress training (bailout) exercise in JSC's Weightless Environment Training Facility (WETF) Bldg 29. Mukai, representing the National Space Development Agency (NASDA) of Japan, will join six NASA astronauts for the International Microgravity Laboratory 2 (IML-2) mission aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 102, later this year.
Publication Date: Mar 08, 1994
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(Acquired Aug 02, 2006)
Document Type: Photograph
Publication Information: JSC Digital Image Collection - NASA JSC
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