July 20, 2011
Cosmonaut Sergei Y. Treschev, Expedition Five flight engineer, wearing a training version of the full-pressure launch and entry suit, lowers himself from a simulated shuttle in trouble during an emergency egress training session in the Space Vehicle Mockup Facility at the Johnson Space Center (JSC). STS-111 will be the 14th shuttle mission to visit the International Space Station (ISS). Treschev represents Rosaviakosmos.
Topics: Russian Federal Space Agency, Manned spacecraft, Human spaceflight, Space Vehicle Mockup Facility, International Space Station, Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Science and technology in Russia