July 12th, 2003
The International Space Station’s Expedition 7 crewmembers concentrated on Station upgrades and routine maintenance during their 11th week on orbit. Commander Yuri Malenchenko and NASA ISS Science Officer Ed Lu also advanced the research in several laboratory experiments during the week and shared their experiences in both formal and informal settings.
Educators will talk with orbiting International Space
Station astronauts during a special conference call at NASA's
Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, Calif., July 15. The
call runs from 12:55 to 1:15 p.m. EDT.
I have just found a very nice piece of software wich, IMHO, should be a must for every ISS/MIR/SHUTTLE fan: the Orbiter Space Flight Simulator, a free, realistic and very detailed computer simulation wich allows you to to pilot a Space Shuttle or varius other orbiters during take off, docking, re-entry and landing.
NASA and Japan's space agency arranged for five Japanese students, chosen from 1,861 applicants, and their parents to participate in a live NASA in-flight space program. The program was with the International Space Station Expedition 7 crew.
Educators will talk with orbiting International Space Station astronauts during a special conference call at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, Calif., July 15.
A physics theory used to create cutting-edge "designer materials" doesn't work as scientists expect. A new experiment on the ISS could reveal why.
...Lately, it seems like every time I look out the window I see Canada. A few weeks ago it seemed that it was always the southern Andes Mountains and Tierra Del Fuego. While I have nothing against Canada or the Andes Mountains, I got to wondering why that is.....
The International Space Station Expedition 7 crew of Commander Yuri Malenchenko and NASA Science Officer Ed Lu began their third month aboard the Station this week, wrapping up a week that included a personal milestone and continued experiment work.
ISS Flight Director Bryan Lunney, in the Mission Control Center, joins hundreds of NASA employees at field centers across the country in wishing astronaut Edward T. Lu, Expedition 7 NASA ISS science officer and flight engineer, a happy birthday.