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International Space Station Imagery
Expedition 12 crewmembers are about to be submerged in the waters of the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory (NBL) near Johnson Space Center
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JSC2005-E-18895 (12 May 2005) --- Astronaut William S. McArthur, Jr., Expedition 12 commander and NASA Space Station science officer; and cosmonaut Valery I. Tokarev (obscured), Station flight engineer representing Russia's Federal Space Agency, are about to be submerged in the waters of the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory (NBL) near Johnson Space Center (JSC). McArthur and Tokarev are attired in training versions of the Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) space suit. SCUBA-equipped divers are in the water to assist the crewmembers in their rehearsal, intended to help prepare them for work on the exterior of the International Space Station.

Curator: JSC PAO Web Team | Responsible NASA Official: Amiko Kauderer | Updated: 10/30/2012
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