During 1996, a group of amateur radio operators involved in the communications with the MIR Space Station, decided to join into the "Mir Fan Club". In a very short time over 1200 enthusiasts from all over the world asked to participate, including Cosmonaut Valery Korzun, while leading crew #22. Nowdays MIR is not flying anymore, but here we are again with the same spirit and the same enthusiasm for the ISS, the new International Space Station.
LINDBERGH AND ASTRONAUTS LINK SPIRIT OF AVIATION TO MODERN SPACE FLIGHT
Reeve Lindbergh, daughter of legendary aviator Charles Lindbergh, will visit Johnson Space Center and its official visitor center, Space Center Houston, on Monday to receive a copy of her father's Pulitzer Prize winning book, "The Spirit of St. Louis."
Final preparations for Atlantis' lift-off to the International Space Station next week continue in work. Launch countdown preparations continue, aft closeouts continue with doors scheduled for installation today.
NEVER BEFORE SEEN ACTION SHOTS
On October 2nd, NASA TV plans to broadcast the first live video from a space shuttle's fuel tank as it soars into Earth orbit on the belly of Atlantis and falls back again.
Info from Guy, ON1DHT
A new version of UISS has been released today and can be downloaded at my site. There were some problems with the hosting server, so my site was offline for a few hours. Now everything seems back to normal.
Submitted by Arthur - N1ORC
A fresh resupply vehicle - Progress 9 - is on its way to the International Space Station following launch at 12:58 p.m. Eastern Time Wednesday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
PEPSI MARKETING LOOKS TO OUTER SPACE
Negotiations Under Way for Seat on Russian Space Shuttle
September 16, 2002
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By Hillary Chura and Wayne Friedman