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Lt. Cmdr. Chris Cassidy is lowered into the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory (NBL) for a training session in Houston.

Lt. Cmdr. Chris Cassidy is lowered into the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory (NBL) for a training session in Houston.

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HOUSTON (Mar. 24, 2009) Lt. Cmdr. Chris Cassidy is lowered into the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory (NBL) for a training session in Houston. The NBL is a pool that simulates zero gravity to train astronauts for upcoming missions. The NBL contains full mock-ups of the International Space Station for the astronauts to train with. Cassidy, a U.S. Navy SEAL, is a mission specialist on the upcoming mission STS-127 to the International Space Station scheduled for June of this year. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Dominique M. Lasco) File# 090324-N-2959L-331

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24/03/2009 - 24/03/2009
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HOUSTON
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U.S. NAVY
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