Sonny Carter Training Facility - Neutral Bouyancy Laboratory

JSC named the facility near Ellington Field in 1995 in honor of the
late astronaut M. L. "Sonny" Carter, who was instrumental in
developing many of the current space-walking techniques used by
the astronauts. Carter died April 5, 1991, in a commercial plane
crash. Carter flew on a Department of Defense Shuttle mission in
November 1989 and was training for his second flight at the time of
his death.

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