Archive - Sep 2003
Upcoming space stamps from Canada Post will feature 8 Canadian astronauts, among them Julie Payette, the first Canadian astronaut to board ISS. Issue date: October 1, 2003.
Malenchenko and Lu powered up the Station's 60-foot Canadian robotic arm, named Canadarm2, on Tuesday for some in-flight training and tests. The conducted a series of maneuvers that moved part of the arm into sunlight to characterize how a force and moment sensor on the arm might work differently in sunlight than in shade. Later in the week, they performed systems checks and maintenance work on the two Russian spacesuits aboard the Station.
Upcoming Space Stamps from Canada Post
Is ISS packet radio active at all?
NASA's Orbital Space Plane (OSP) program is one step closer to becoming the nation's next space vehicle with the successful completion of its Systems Requirements Review. The review evaluated the vehicle's concept design for providing crew rescue and transfer for the International Space Station.