NASA Photo ID: S92-42754           File Name: 10065429.jpg
  Film Type: 35mm                    Date Taken: 08/06/92
  Title: STS-54 MS3 Helms, in EMU, on platform prior to underwater simulation at JSC
  Description:
  STS-54 Endeavour, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 105, Mission Specialist 3 (MS3)
  Susan  J. Helms, fully suited in her extravehicular mobility unit (EMU),
  stands  on a platform before being lowered into JSC's Weightless
  Environment Training  Facility (WETF) Bldg 29 pool.  Once underwater, Helms
  will simulate  extravehicular activity (EVA) procedures scheduled for the
  STS-54 mission.   Though not assigned to the scheduled EVA, Helms is
  trained in the WETF.  She  will aid assigned EVA crewmembers in their
  planned activity and serve a  backup role.  The EMU 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           
  HELMETS                                 
  NEUTRAL BUOYANCY SIMULATION             
  PLATFORMS                               
  SPACE FLIGHT TRAINING                   
  STS-54                                  
  WEIGHTLESS ENVIRONMENT TRAINING         
  

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