A Space & astronomy forum. SpaceBanter.com

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

Go Back   Home » SpaceBanter.com forum » Space Science » Space Station
Site Map Home Authors List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Web Partners

International Space Station Status Report 32 - 2003



 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old July 5th 03, 12:16 PM
Jacques van Oene
external usenet poster
 
Posts: n/a
Default International Space Station Status Report 32 - 2003

International Space Station Status Report #03-32
4 p.m. CDT, Thursday, July 3, 2003
Expedition 7 Crew

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.

Lu, who considers Honolulu, Hawaii, one of his hometowns, celebrated his
40th birthday aboard the Station on Tuesday, a milestone that was marked by
the observance of "Edward Tsang Lu Day" in Hawaii. Hawaii Governor Linda
Lingle read a proclamation of the observance to Lu on Monday. Lu's birthday
also was marked by an "Aloha Day" celebration in Mission Control and
throughout NASA with ground team members donning Hawaiian garb and shirts
such as those Lu has frequently worn in orbit. NASA Administrator Sean
O'Keefe took part in the celebration with a congratulatory call to Lu
marking the occasion.

Lu completed work this week with the InSPACE experiment in the Destiny
Laboratory's Microgravity Science Glovebox. Lu conducted runs of the
experiment, which studies the behavior of magnetic particles in a fluid when
subjected to a pulsed magnetic field, almost daily during the week. InSPACE
stands for Investigating the Structure of Paramagnetic Aggregates from
Colloidal Emulsions.

Other activities during the week included standard maintenance inspections
of Russian systems, windows, and the Pirs Docking Compartment's docking
cone. The Expedition 7 crew took time out of its activities on Monday to
field questions from educators gathered in Seattle, Washington, for launch
of the NASA Explorer Schools program. The program includes teams of
educators from 50 schools who will work with NASA to bring the excitement of
space exploration and science into the classroom. Friday, July 4, will be a
holiday for the crew. Light activities interspersed with time off also are
planned for Saturday and Sunday.

Information on the crew's activities aboard the Space Station, future launch
dates, as well as Station sighting opportunities from anywhere on the Earth,
is available on the Internet at:

http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/

Details on Station science operations can be found on an Internet site
administered by the Payload Operations Center at NASA's Marshall Space
Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., at:

http://scipoc.msfc.nasa.gov/

The next ISS status report will be issued on Friday, July 11, or earlier, if
events warrant.

-end-



--
----

Jacques :-)

Editor: www.spacepatches.info

------------------------------------------------------



Ads
 




Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
National Space Policy: NSDD-42 (issued on July 4th, 1982) Stuf4 Space Shuttle 150 July 28th 04 07:30 AM
Unofficial Space Shuttle Launch Guide Steven S. Pietrobon Space Shuttle 0 April 2nd 04 12:01 AM
Unofficial Space Shuttle Launch Guide Steven S. Pietrobon Space Shuttle 0 February 2nd 04 03:33 AM
International Space Station Marks Five Years In Orbit Ron Baalke Space Shuttle 2 November 20th 03 03:09 PM
Unofficial Space Shuttle Launch Guide Steven S. Pietrobon Space Shuttle 0 September 12th 03 01:37 AM


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 11:53 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2004-2019 SpaceBanter.com.
The comments are property of their posters.