June 27, 2011
These seven astronauts are in training for a scheduled mission to the International Space Station (ISS) next year. In front are astronauts Pamela A. Melroy, pilot, and Brian Duffy, mission commander. In the rear, from the left, are astronauts Leroy Chiao, Michael E. Lopez-Alegria, William S. McArthur, Jr., Peter J.K. (Jeff) Wisoff and Koichi Wakata, all mission specialists. Wakata represents Japan's National Space Development Agency (NASDA).
Topics: Pamela Melroy, Koichi Wakata, Michael Lopez-Alegria, William S. McArthur, Brian Duffy, Akihiko Hoshide, Leroy Chiao, Human spaceflight, Spaceflight, NASA, Environment