June 2, 2011
Taking a break from training, five crew members and a stand-in pose in front of the Crew Compartment Trainer (CCT) at the Johnson Space Center's (JSC) Shuttle Mockup and Integration Laboratory (SMIL). Left to right are astronauts Carl E. Walz, Terrence W. Wilcutt, William F. Readdy, Jerome (Jay) Apt and Thomas D. Akers, along with David Pogue, a crew egress trainer with Barrios Technology. Readdy and Wilcutt are mission commander and pilot, respectively. Walz, Apt and Akers are mission specialists. The fourth mission specialist, represented by Pogue in this training exercise, was out of the country training with Russian cosmonauts at the time the photo was taken.
Topics: William F. Readdy, Thomas Akers, Terrence W. Wilcutt, Carl E. Walz, Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center