October 6, 2011
Expedition 17 and STS-124 crewmembers participate in a station/shuttle emergency scenarios training session in the Space Vehicle Mockup Facility at the Johnson Space Center. Pictured in the foreground are NASA astronaut Mark E. Kelly (left), STS-124 commander; Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Akihiko Hoshide and NASA astronaut Karen L. Nyberg, both STS-124 mission specialists. Visible in the background are NASA astronaut Gregory E. Chamitoff (partially obscured), Expedition 17 flight engineer; Russian Federal Space Agency cosmonaut Sergei A. Volkov (center), Expedition 17 commander; NASA astronaut Garrett E. Reisman (partially obscured) and Russian Federal Space Agency cosmonaut Oleg D. Kononenko, both flight engineers.
Topics: Expedition 17, Akihiko Hoshide, Spaceflight, Environment, Disaster Accident, Soyuz TMA-12, Expedition 18, Gregory Chamitoff, STS-124, Astronaut