September 21, 2011
Astronaut Daniel M. Tani, Expedition 16 flight engineer, dons a training version of his shuttle launch and entry suit in preparation for a training session in the Space Vehicle Mockup Facility at the Johnson Space Center. Tani is scheduled to join Expedition 16 as flight engineer after launching to the International Space Station on mission STS-120 and is scheduled to return home on mission STS-122. United Space Alliance suit technician Ryan Carabaja assisted Tani.
Topics: STS-122, Human spaceflight, Spaceflight, Space Vehicle Mockup Facility, Stephanie Wilson, Expedition 16, Daniel M. Tani, STS-120, Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center