August 8, 2011
Astronauts Soichi Noguchi (left), STS-114 mission specialist; Edward T. Lu, Expedition Seven flight engineer; cosmonauts Yuri I. Malenchenko, Expedition Seven mission commander; and Alexander Y. Kaleri, Expedition Seven flight engineer; participate in mission training in one of the full-scale trainers in the Space Vehicle Mockup Facility at the Johnson Space Center (JSC). Attired in training versions of the shuttle launch and entry suit, the four are seated on the middeck for an emergency egress training session. Noguchi represents Japan's National Space Development Agency (NASDA). Malenchenko and Kaleri represent Rosaviakosmos.
Topics: Soichi Noguchi, Scouting in Japan, Aleksandr Kaleri, Soyuz TMA-2, STS-114, Yuri Malenchenko, International Space Station, Yuri I. Malenchenko, Alexander Y. Kaleri