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Last year, I visited the Johnson Space Center and saw, among other things, the International Space Station mockup used for astronaut training. Since then, JSC has weathered Hurricane Harvey, welcomed a new class of astronauts, and made some changes to the technical sections. The safety procedures for the Orion craft are being tested in the Space Vehicle Mockup Facility, while the crewed capsule is still under construction at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

A test of the vibration an astronaut may experience when the Orion capsule launches aboard the Space Launch System rocket. Image credit: NASA/Rad Sinyak

Jalopnik has more images from an in-depth tour of JSC, focusing on the International Space Station mock-up.

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