September 16, 2011
Astronaut Richard A. (Rick) Mastracchio, STS-118 mission specialist, dons a training version of the Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) spacesuit prior to being submerged in the waters of the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory (NBL) near Johnson Space Center. Astronaut Tracy E. Caldwell, mission specialist, assisted Mastracchio.
Topics: Space suit, STS-118, Human spaceflight, Richard Mastracchio, Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory, Extravehicular Mobility Unit, Tracy Caldwell, Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Astronaut, Richard A. (Rick) Mastracchio