Space hire organisation celebrates 15 years of tellurian space scrutiny in low earth orbit

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iss045s002All 6 members of a Expedition 45 organisation aboard a International Space Station will attend in a news discussion during 10 a.m. EST on Monday, Nov. 2 to symbol a start of continual work by humans aboard a space-based laboratory 15 years ago. The 30-minute news discussion will atmosphere live on NASA Television and agency’s website.

Station Commander Scott Kelly and Flight Engineer Kjell Lindgren of NASA, Flight Engineers Mikhail Kornienko, Oleg Kononenko and Sergey Volkov of a Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) and Flight Engineer Kimiya Yui of a Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency will take questions from U.S., Russian and Japanese media during a news conference.

Due to time limitations, questions will be taken usually from media participating in chairman during NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston or a agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. International media accreditation for this eventuality is closed.

Two forms of government-issued marker are compulsory to accept a badge, including one form with a photo, such as a driver’s permit or passport. Badges will be accessible for pickup during a Kennedy Badging Office, located on State Road 405 easterly of a Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Hours for a Kennedy Badging Office are 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Questions about accreditation might be addressed to Jennifer Horner during 321-867-6598 or jennifer.p.horner@nasa.gov.

Expedition 1 arrived during a orbital outpost Nov. 2, 2000, a initial residents including Commander William Shepherd of NASA and cosmonauts Sergei Krikalev and Yuri Gidzenko of Roscosmos. Their goal noted a start of an undeviating tellurian participation on a formidable that has seen a hire grow from a medium span of U.S. and Russian modules, to a sprawling laboratory and home a distance of a football field.

Orbiting 250 miles above a Earth, astronauts aboard a hire are conducting investigate not probable on a ground, such as a one-year goal with Kelly and Kornienko to investigate a effects on a tellurian physique of an extended stay in a microgravity environment. The space station also is facilitating a expansion of a strong blurb marketplace in low-Earth circuit for research, record development, and organisation and load transportation.

Source: NASA