July 26, 2011
Astronaut Sandra H. Magnus (left), STS-112 mission specialist, uses the virtual reality lab at the Johnson Space Center (JSC) to train for her duties aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis. This type of computer interface paired with virtual reality training hardware and software helps to prepare the entire team for dealing with ISS elements. Lead SSRMS instructor Elizabeth C. Bloomer assisted Magnus. Astronaut Ellen Ochoa (standing) looks on.
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