[sarex] Crew Set for Soyuz Move Thursday
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Wed Sep 26 17:43:34 PDT 2007
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*Crew Set for Soyuz Move Thursday*
ISS015-E-29050 : Astronaut Clay Anderson in Destiny lab Image above:
Expedition 15 Flight Engineer Clay Anderson uses a communication system
in the Destiny laboratory of the International Space Station. Credit: NASA
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The Expedition 15 crew members continue to work on science, station
maintenance and preparations for Thursday's relocation of their Soyuz
Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin spent Wednesday morning working with
PLASMA-ISS, a Russian experiment that measures the plasma environment on
the exterior of the International Space Station.
Yurchikhin later joined with Flight Engineer Oleg Kotov to close the
hatches between the Progress cargo craft and the Pirs docking compartment.
Also on Wednesday, Flight Engineer Clay Anderson talked by ham radio
with students at Art and Pat Goforth Elementary School in League City,
The crew is set for Thursday's relocation of the Soyuz TMA-10
spacecraft. With Kotov at the controls, the Soyuz will move to the aft
port of the Zvezda service module, freeing up the Zarya nadir, or
Earth-facing, port for the arrival of Expedition 16 on Oct. 12.
NASA TV coverage of the Soyuz move begins at 3 p.m. EDT. Undocking
occurs about 3:18 p.m.
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+ Read more about Expedition 15
+ Read more about Expedition 16
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