[sarex] Station Crews Begin Handover
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Wed Apr 11 05:36:26 PDT 2007
SUBMITTED BY ARTHUR N1ORC - AMSAT A/C #31468
*Station Crews Begin Handover*
Expedition 14 and Expedition 15Image above: In the front row is
Expedition 15 with Spaceflight Participant Charles Simonyi (at right).
In the back row is the outgoing Expedition 14 crew. Flight Engineer Suni
Williams will stay onboard with Expedition 15. Image credit: NASA TV
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Expedition 15 arrived at the International Space Station at 3:12 p.m.
EDT Monday. Both station crews have begun handover activities and are
working together to complete standard tasks.
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The Expedition 14 crew members continue their maintenance tasks and
exercise activities. The three cosmonauts onboard the station –
Expedition 15 Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin, Expedition 15 Flight Engineer
Oleg Kotov and Expedition 14 Flight Engineer Mikhail Tyurin – will be
working together as Expedition 14 hands over control of the station to
Since the first station element, the Zarya cargo module, was launched,
the International Space Station has orbited the Earth 48,000 times. This
is the equivalent of traveling 1.26 billion miles or traveling to Mars
and back 20 time
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