SimonShuttle - 5/7/2005 2:16 PMIf there is a delay on the Shuttle at any one point of this schedule, can soyuz or progress launches be changed accordingly without too much of a problem?
anik - 18/7/2005 11:04 AMThe MCC-Ms expert has told me today that the unique ISS Expedition 11 crews spacewalk from Pirs is planned approximately on August 19... However, the date of its realization naturally depends on Discovery flight
Does Valery Polyakov's 438 day record still stand?
Interesting article on effects of long duration isolation: http://www.airspacemag.com/ASM/Mag/Index/1996/JJ/llda.html
I know what 144 days at sea feels like. It's no fun. I can only imagine space.
Well, Russia is offering the US use of the Soyuz for $65 million a pop, including a Russian pilot, and two vacant seats for US astronauts. But US law precludes the purchase of the vehicle, due to import restrictions. So maybe Congress can act! Would it be worthwhile to do this at least once before April 2006, if only to extend NASA's partnership with RosCosmos? Story:
rhwinger - 18/8/2005 8:09 PMDoes Valery Polyakov's 438 day record still stand?
anik - 6/9/2005 3:38 PMNASA Exploration Systems Architecture Study: 28 Flight (Rev. G) ISS Assembly Sequence vs. 16 Flight Assembly Sequence