October 6, 2011
JSC2007-E-14486 (20 March 2007) --- Astronauts Leopold Eyharts (foreground), Expedition 16 flight engineer representing the European Space Agency (ESA); Stanley G. Love and European Space Agency's (ESA) Hans Schlegel, both STS-122 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. Eyharts will join Expedition 16 as flight engineer after launching to the International Space Station on mission STS-122 and is scheduled to return home on mission STS-123.
Topics: Space, Spaceflight, Space exploration, Hans Schlegel, Léopold Eyharts, Expedition 16, STS-122, Basque people, European people, STS-123, European Space Agency, NASA, flight engineer