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    JSC2008-E-035337 (16 April 2008) --- Astronaut Richard R. Arnold II, STS-119 mission specialist, dons a training version of his shuttle launch and entry suit in preparation for a water survival training session in the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory (NBL) near NASA's Johnson Space Center.

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    JSC2008-E-035338 (16 April 2008) --- Astronaut John L. Phillips, STS-119 mission specialist, attired in a training version of his shuttle launch and entry suit, awaits the start of a water survival training session in the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory (NBL) near NASA's Johnson Space Center.

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    JSC2008-E-035340 (16 April 2008) --- Astronaut Richard R. Arnold II, STS-119 mission specialist, attired in a training version of his shuttle launch and entry suit, awaits the start of a water survival training session in the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory (NBL) near NASA's Johnson Space Center.

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    JSC2008-E-035343 (16 April 2008) --- Astronaut John L. Phillips, STS-119 mission specialist, attired in a training version of his shuttle launch and entry suit, awaits the start of a water survival training session in the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory (NBL) near NASA's Johnson Space Center.

  • Koichi Wakata (center), John L. Phillips (right) and Joseph M. Acaba› View High-res
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    JSC2008-E-040709 (14 May 2008) --- Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Koichi Wakata (center), Expedition 18 flight engineer; NASA astronauts John L. Phillips (right) and Joseph M. Acaba, both STS-119 mission specialists, prepare for a training session using the virtual reality lab in the Space Vehicle Mockup Facility at NASA's Johnson Space Center to train for some of their duties aboard the space shuttle and space station.

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    JSC2008-E-040710 (14 May 2008) --- Astronaut Richard R. Arnold II, STS-119 mission specialist, uses virtual reality hardware in the Space Vehicle Mockup Facility at NASA's Johnson Space Center to rehearse some of his duties on the upcoming mission to the International Space Station. This type of virtual reality training allows the astronauts to wear a helmet and special gloves while looking at computer displays simulating actual movements around the various locations on the station hardware with which they will be working.

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    JSC2008-E-040712 (14 May 2008) --- Astronaut Joseph M. Acaba, STS-119 mission specialist, uses virtual reality hardware in the Space Vehicle Mockup Facility at NASA's Johnson Space Center to rehearse some of his duties on the upcoming mission to the International Space Station. This type of virtual reality training allows the astronauts to wear a helmet and special gloves while looking at computer displays simulating actual movements around the various locations on the station hardware with which they will be working.

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    JSC2008-E-040713 (14 May 2008) --- Astronaut Dominic A. (Tony) Antonelli, STS-119 pilot, uses the virtual reality lab in the Space Vehicle Mockup Facility at NASA's Johnson Space Center to train for some of his duties aboard the space shuttle and space station. This type of computer interface, paired with virtual reality training hardware and software, helps to prepare the entire team for dealing with space station elements.

  • Steven R. Swanson (left) and Dominic A. (Tony) Antonelli› View High-res
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    JSC2008-E-040714 (14 May 2008) --- Astronaut Steven R. Swanson (left), STS-119 mission specialist, uses the virtual reality lab in the Space Vehicle Mockup Facility at NASA's Johnson Space Center to train for some of his duties aboard the space shuttle and space station. This type of computer interface, paired with virtual reality training hardware and software, helps to prepare the entire team for dealing with space station elements. Astronaut Dominic A. (Tony) Antonelli, pilot, looks on.

  • John L. Phillips (foreground) and Koichi Wakata› View High-res
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    JSC2008-E-040716 (14 May 2008) --- Astronaut John L. Phillips (foreground), STS-119 mission specialist, and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Koichi Wakata, Expedition 18 flight engineer, use the virtual reality lab in the Space Vehicle Mockup Facility at NASA's Johnson Space Center to train for some of their duties aboard the space shuttle and space station. This type of computer interface, paired with virtual reality training hardware and software, helps to prepare the entire team for dealing with space station elements.