August 17, 2011
Astronaut Michael E. Fossum, STS-121 mission specialist, uses the crew escape slide in the crew compartment trainer (CCT) during emergency egress training. The CCT is one of several shuttle-training components located in the Space Vehicle Mockup Facility at the Johnson Space Center (JSC). Fossum is wearing a training version of the shuttle launch and entry suit. United Space Alliance (USA) crew trainer David Pogue, partially visible, assisted Fossum.
Topics: Michael E. Fossum, STS-121, Human spaceflight, Disaster Accident, Space Vehicle Mockup Facility, Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, International Space Station