October 5, 2011
Astronauts Garrett E. Reisman (foreground), Expedition 16 flight engineer; Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's (JAXA) Takao Doi and Richard M. Linnehan, both STS-123 mission specialists, participate in a training session in one of the full-scale trainers in the Space Vehicle Mockup Facility at Johnson Space Center. Attired in training versions of their shuttle launch and entry suits, the three are seated on the middeck for a post insertion/de-orbit training session. United Space Alliance suit technician George Brittingham assisted the crewmembers. Reisman is scheduled to join Expedition 16 after launching to the station on mission STS-123.
Topics: Richard M. Linnehan, STS-123, Spaceflight, Expedition 16, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Takao Doi, Garrett E. Reisman