NASA Photo ID: S92-42753           File Name: 10065427.jpg
  Film Type: 35mm                    Date Taken: 08/06/92
  Title: STS-54 MS3 Susan J. Helms dons EMU for underwater simulation in JSC's WETF
  Description:
  STS-54 Endeavour, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 105, Mission Specialist 3 (MS3)
  Susan  J. Helms, wearing extravehicular mobility unit (EMU), prepares for
  an  underwater simulation in JSC's Weightless Environment Training Facility 
  (WETF) Bldg 29.  Helmetless, Helms gets some assistance from a technician
  to  complete the donning of her spacesuit.  Though not assigned to the
  scheduled  extravehicular activity (EVA), Helms is trained in the WETF. 
  She will aid  the assigned EVA crewmembers in their EVA preparations and
  will serve a  backup role.  Wearing this high fidelity training version of
  the EMU, Helms  was later lowered into the WETF's 25-foot deep pool via the
  platform she is  standing on.  The pressurized suit is weighted so as to
  allow Helms to  achieve neutral buoyancy and simulate the various chores of
  the spacewalk.           
  Subject terms:
  ASTRONAUT TRAINING                      
  ASTRONAUTS                              
  CREWS                                   
  EXTRAVEHICULAR MOBILITY UNITS           
  NEUTRAL BUOYANCY SIMULATION             
  PLATFORMS                               
  SPACE FLIGHT TRAINING                   
  STS-54                                  
  WEIGHTLESS ENVIRONMENT TRAINING         
  

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