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September 5, 2011
Astronaut Robert L. Curbeam, Jr., STS-116 mission specialist, uses the virtual reality lab at the Johnson Space Center (JSC) to train for his 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. Interpreter Mark Leibovich (left) and cosmonaut Valery I. Tokarev, Expedition Eight flight engineer representing Rosaviakosmos, look on.

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