Delivery of Columbus laboratory sets up ISS for six-member crew
Assembly operations at the International Space Station will intensify in the next few months as the partnership builds toward a six-person crew, amid questions about how they will be supplied over the long haul. While the combined crews of the space shuttle Atlantis and ISS Expedition 16 were busy plugging Europe’s long-awaited Columbus laboratory module into the station last week—and adding a new European control center to the ISS communications net—NASA and its partners announced the ...
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