August 19, 2011
Astronaut Daniel C. Burbank, STS-115 mission specialist, uses the virtual reality lab at the Johnson Space Center to train for his duties aboard the space shuttle. This type of computer interface, paired with virtual reality training hardware and software, helps to prepare the entire team for dealing with space station elements. David J. Homan assisted Burbank as astronaut Christopher J. Ferguson, pilot, looked on.
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