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JSC2003-E-32498 (29 April 2003) --- Astronaut Koichi Wakata uses a precision air-bearing floor in the Systems Integration Facility at Johnson Space Center (JSC) to approximate some of the conditions of an in-space extravehicular activity (EVA) that might be called upon to repair damaged thermal tiles on a space shuttle. Astronaut Scott E. Parazynski looks on. Wakata represents the National Space Development Agency of Japan (NASDA).

Curator: Kim Dismukes | Responsible NASA Official: John Ira Petty | Updated: 09/23/2003
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