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U2 Visits Johnson Space Center
10.14.09
U2's Bono and the Edge
U2's Bono (left) and the Edge occupy the seats normally reserved for Spacecraft Communicators (CAPCOMs) during a brief visit to the Johnson Space Center and a stop by the Mission Control Center. They were able to talk to some of the current crew members aboard the International Space Station. Credit: Courtesy of U2

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U2's the Edge (right) and Paul McGuinness, the group's tour manager, get a chance to "fly" the space shuttle during their visit to the Johnson Space Center thanks to a brief session in the motion-based version of the Shuttle Mission Simulator at the Jake Garn Mission Simulation and Training Facility. Credit: Courtesy of U2