Houston, TX - (FILE) -- File photo dated December 22, 2008. Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Koichi Wakata, dons a training version of his shuttle launch and entry suit in preparation for a training session in the Space Vehicle Mockup Facility at 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: James Blair - NASA via CNP
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Houston, TX - (FILE) -- File photo dated December 22, 2008. Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Koichi Wakata, dons a training version of his shuttle launch and entry suit in preparation for a training session in the Space Vehicle Mockup Facility at 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: James Blair - NASA via CNP

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Date: 16 Dec 2008
Location: Houston Texas United States of America
Credit: James Blair - NASA via CNP
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