Houston, TX - January 28, 2009 -- Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Koichi Wakata, STS-119 mission specialist, gets help in the donning of a training version of his Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) spacesuit in preparation for a spacewalk training session in the waters of the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory (NBL) near NASA's Johnson Space Center. Wakata is scheduled to join Expedition 18 as flight engineer after launching to the International Space Station with the STS-119 crew..Credit: Bill Stafford - NASA via CNP
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Houston, TX - January 28, 2009 -- Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Koichi Wakata, STS-119 mission specialist, gets help in the donning of a training version of his Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) spacesuit in preparation for a spacewalk training session in the waters of the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory (NBL) near NASA's Johnson Space Center. Wakata is scheduled to join Expedition 18 as flight engineer after launching to the International Space Station with the STS-119 crew..Credit: Bill Stafford - NASA via CNP

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Date: 28 Jan 2009
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