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RTF Shuttle Mission Imagery

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JSC2003-E-63334 (14 November 2003) --- Astronaut Robert L. Curbeam, wearing a training version of the Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) space suit, participates in Return to Flight training onboard a KC-135 aircraft near Johnson Space Center (JSC). The aircraft flew a series of special parabolas to afford a number of zero-g “windows” for rehearsing extravehicular activity (EVA) tasks for repairing damaged Shuttle tiles.

Curator: Kim Dismukes | Responsible NASA Official: John Ira Petty | Updated: 12/11/2003
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