[sarex] ISS SCIENCE Status Report: SS07-19
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> April 9, 2007
> John Yembrick
> Headquarters, Washington
> John Ira Petty
> Johnson Space Center, Houston
> STATUS REPORT: SS07-19
> INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION STATUS REPORT: SS07-19
> HOUSTON - Two Expedition 15 cosmonauts and a spaceflight participant
> aboard a Soyuz spacecraft docked with the Earth-facing port on the
> International Space Station's Zarya module at 2:10 p.m. CDT Monday.
> After the hatch opens, which is scheduled for a little before 4 p.m.,
> Expedition 15 Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin, Flight Engineer Oleg
> Kotov, and Spaceflight Participant Charles Simonyi, a U.S.
> businessman, will be greeted by the station's current crew,
> Expedition 14 Commander Michael Lopez-Alegria and flight engineers
> Mikhail Tyurin and Suni Williams.
> Williams, who has served as an Expedition 14 crew member since
> December, will remain on the station providing Expedition 15 with an
> experienced flight engineer for the early part of its mission. She is
> scheduled to return home aboard space shuttle Endeavour this summer.
> Yurchikhin is making his second flight into space. He was crew member
> on space shuttle Atlantis' STS-112 mission to the station in October
> 2002. He holds a Ph.D. in economics and was named a
> cosmonaut-candidate in 1997. Kotov is making his first spaceflight.
> He graduated from the Moscow Medical Academy in 1988, and was named a
> cosmonaut-candidate in 1996.
> Astronaut Clay Anderson is scheduled to replace Williams during
> Expedition 15. Two Expedition 16 crew members are expected to arrive
> next fall to replace Yurchikhin and Kotov.
> Simonyi, flying under contract with the Russian Federal Space Agency,
> will return to Earth on April 20 with Lopez-Alegria and Tyurin, who
> have been aboard the station since September 2006.
> Information on the crew's activities aboard the space station, future
> launch dates, and station sighting opportunities from anywhere on the
> Earth, is available at:
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