©1998 Joe McNally

VideoIn order to get the insider's coverage that he wanted to achieve, McNally, of course, had to go where the astronauts went and, to some degree, do what they did -including taking an Air Force Class 3 physical -- in order to get his images. One of the more demanding challenges was accompanying the Shuttle crew into the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory pool, where astronauts train for space walks.