June 8, 2011
Four members of the STS-95 crew are briefed on the flight deck of the crew compartment trainer (CCT) during one of many training sessions in preparation for the scheduled late October launch of the Space Shuttle Discovery. From the left are Pedro Duque, mission specialist representing the European Space Agency (ESA); Chiaki Mukai, payload specialist representing Japan's National Space Development Agency (NASDA); crew trainer Donald Carico; U.S. John H. Glenn Jr. (D.-Ohio), payload specialist; and astronaut Scott E. Parazynski, mission specialist. The photo was taken by Joe McNally, National Geographic, for NASA.
Topics: Chiaki Mukai, STS-95, Spaceflight, Pedro Duque, Scott E. Parazynski, STS-47, STS-9, payload specialist, mission specialist