September 26th, 2003
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.
Hurricane photography took its place alongside other science, maintenance, and education on the International Space Station this week, where Expedition 7 Commander Yuri Malenchenko and NASA ISS Science Officer Ed Lu completed a busy week on orbit.
NASA officials said Wednesday that Space Shuttle will not be back on service until July or August 2004 at the latest.
They delayed this prevision after realizing that they could not make in on time to comply with all critical points suggested by the Columbia Accident Investigative Boards.
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Some of the most incredible sights you can see from up here are on the dark side of the Earth, when the Sun doesn't dominate the sky. I like to go down into the docking compartment.....