June 28, 2011
Members of the STS-97 crew don training versions of the ascent and entry suits for a training session in the Johnson Space Center's Systems Integration Facility. Wearing the burnt-orange pressure suits, from the left, are astronauts Brent W. Jett, mission commander; Michael J. Bloomfield, pilot; and Joseph R. Tanner and Marc Garneau, both mission specialists. Garneau represents the Canadian Space Agency (CSA). Suit technicians assisting are Mike Birkenseher, Brad Milling, Steve Clendenin and Rudy Molina. In the background Carlos I. Noriega, mission specialist, prepares to put on his suit with the assistance of suit tech John Hazelhurt.
Topics: Carlos I. Noriega, Brent W. Jett, Jr., Marc Garneau, Education, STS-97, Joseph R. Tanner, Pressure suit, Canadian Space Agency