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Space History Photo: The Crew Compartment Trainer

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The crew is shown leaving the Crew Compartment Trainer. (Image credit: NASA | Benny Benavides)

In this historical photo from the U.S. space agency, STS-93 crew emergency egress training in the Crew Compartment Trainer (CCT) on July 30, 1998.

The five crewmembers of STS-93 in the middeck mock-up are from left to right: Mission Specialist Michel Tognini, Mission Specialist Catherine "Cady" Coleman, Pilot Jeffrey Ashby, Commander Eileen Collins and Mission Specialist Stephen Hawley.

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