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January 19, 2012
JSC2009-E-214341 (25 Sept. 2009) --- NASA astronauts Clayton Anderson (left) and Rick Mastracchio, both STS-131 mission specialists, use virtual reality hardware in the Space Vehicle Mock-up Facility at NASA's Johnson Space Center to rehearse some of their duties on the upcoming mission to the International Space Station. This type of virtual reality training allows the astronauts to wear a helmet and special gloves while looking at computer displays simulating actual movements around the various locations on the station hardware with which they will be working.

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