NASA Photo ID: STS95E00352          File Name: 95E00352.jpg 

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12 - 14 SEPTEMBER 1992 S95-00352 VANCE AIR FORCE BASE, OKLAHOMA1992 ASCAN TRAINING --- Astronaut candidate Koichi Wakata gets assistance with his parachute following a simulated chute drop at Vance Air Force Base. Wakata, representing the National Space Development Agency (NASDA) of Japan, is one of seven international mission specialist candidates who joined 19 United States astronaut candidates for the three-day parachute/survival training school at the Oklahoma Base.EDITORS NOTE: Since this photograph was taken, Wakata has been named as mission specialist for the STS-72 mission.


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