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June 8, 2011
Equipped with parachute and other gear, astronaut Janet L. Kavandi awaits the start of an emergency bailout training session at the Johnson Space Center (JSC). The STS-91 mission specialist, joined by other crew members of the scheduled June 1998 flight, was later slowly lowered from an elevated point into a nearby pool to simulate parachute decent following egress from a troubled craft over water.

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