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June 8, 2011
Dr. Chiaki Mukai, representing Japan's National Space Development Agency (NASDA) as a payload specialist (PS) for the STS-95 mission, prepares to participate in a training session in the Shuttle mockup and integration laboratory. Looking on is her mother, Mrs. Mitsu Naito. Mukai began training late in 1997 as a backup PS for the STS-90 mission.

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