June 1, 2011
Two international astronaut candidates and a NASA trainee tread water during a water survival training course at the Pensacola Naval Air Station, in Florida. Pictured in the foreground are Koichi Wakata (left), representing Japan's National Space Development Agency (NASDA) and Jerry M. Linenger of NASA. In the background is mission specialist Marc Garneau, representing the Canadian Space Agency (CSA). Garneau flew as a CSA payload specialist aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger in October of 1984.
Topics: Marc Garneau, Koichi Wakata, NASA, Jerry M. Linenger, Robert Thirsk, payload specialist, mission specialist, Canadian Space Agency, Human spaceflight