This makes me wonder just how much clout NASA has over the
Russian equipment that goes on the ISS.
Well uh the Russian folks have let it be known that they will aid the US
in support of ISS through 2005, but that if the US is not flying and not
willing to contribute to Russian flights, that the Federation will regard
that the US is not a particpant, and so Russia will make its own plans
for 2006 and after. NASA clout, as you call it, would probably be