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Christer Fuglesang (born 1957) Swedish astronaut, using virtual reality hardware to prepare for the STS-116 Space Shuttle Discovery mission to the International Space Station (ISS). The hardware allows astronauts to simulate use of the station equipment they will operate on the mission, which departs in December 2006. Fuglesang is wearing a special helmet and gloves to use the hardware. Photographed on 3rd February 2005 in the Space Vehicle Mockup Facility at NASA's Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas, USA.
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