Astronaut Akihiko Hoshide

Astronaut Akihiko Hoshide

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) wanderer Akihiko Hoshide, attired in a training chronicle of his spacesuit, is submerged in a waters of a Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory nearby NASA’s Johnson Space Center in this picture from Jan 2012. Divers assisted Hoshide in this training exercise, that is dictated to assistance ready him for work on a extraneous of a International Space Station.

Hoshide and his Expedition 32 organisation friends Suni Williamsand Yuri Malenchenko are scheduled to launch aboard a Soyuz TMA-05M from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, on Jul 14 to a station.

Image Credit: NASA