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Koichi Wakata, Michael Hopkins, Oleg Kotov and Rick Mastracchio
Crew Trains in Station Cupola Mock-Up

JSC2013-E-007019 (18 Jan. 2013) -- Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Koichi Wakata (right foreground), Expedition 38 flight engineer and Expedition 39 commander; NASA astronaut Michael Hopkins (left foreground), Expedition 37/38 flight engineer; Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kotov (left background), Expedition 37 flight engineer and Expedition 38 commander; and NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio (right background), Expedition 38/39 flight engineer, participate in an exercise in a Cupola trainer in the systems engineering simulator in the Avionics Systems Laboratory at NASA's Johnson Space Center. The facility includes moving scenes of full-sized International Space Station components over a simulated Earth. Crew instructors assisted the crew members. Photo credit: NASA

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