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David Saint-Jacques - Astronaut Candidate Training


Uploaded on September 12, 2011


David Saint-Jacques - Astronaut Candidate Training

2011-07-06 - David Saint-Jacques during basic spacewalking skills training in the Johnson Space Center Neutral Buoyancy Lab (NBL) pool, July 6, 2011.

(Credit: NASA)


Unidentified Speaker: EV-1 completed. Retrieving (indiscernible)

Unidentified Speaker: Okay, copy. And we’ll see you at the starboard (indiscernible) for your tow out to the nadir handrail.

Unidentified Speaker: Okay.

David Saint-Jacques: Okay. So I’ve stowed the new DBCU to the (indiscernible) cart. I’m letting go, readying VRT.

Unidentified Speaker: Okay. Can you tell us how you’ve secured it to the (indiscernible) cart?

David Saint-Jacques: So I have an adjustable -- so what I actually secured is the stanchion cover.

Unidentified Speaker: Copy.

David Saint-Jacques: So that is secured by an adjustable by the zenith handrail on the (indiscernible) cart, and a (indiscernible) on the port, on the starboard handrail of the (indiscernible) cart.

Unidentified Speaker: Okay, copy.

David Saint-Jacques: And I’ve cinched the adjustable as much as possible so to keep the new DBCU as high as possible -- as zenith as possible. So I’ll be doing my (indiscernible) now.

Unidentified Speaker: Copy.

Unidentified Speaker: Okay, EV-1, you’re at max (indiscernible)

David Saint-Jacques: Okay, thanks.

Unidentified Speaker: (indiscernible) swapped out but you are there to assist as required.

David Saint-Jacques: Yes.

Unidentified Speaker: And the first tool on the list is for the torque multiplier.

David Saint-Jacques: Okay. I’ll make sure that’s easily available.

Unidentified Speaker: So to clearly (indiscernible), the APFR is set up...


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