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Photo-jsc2012e018704
International Space Station Imagery
Akihiko Hoshide
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JSC2012-E-018704 (11 Jan. 2012) --- Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Akihiko Hoshide, Expedition 32/33 flight engineer; attired in a training version of his Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) spacesuit, is submerged in the waters of the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory (NBL) near NASA's Johnson Space Center. Divers (out of frame) are in the water to assist Hoshide in his rehearsal, which is intended to help prepare him for work on the exterior of the International Space Station. Photo credit: NASA

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