Japan will add its voice to the growing chorus of controllers who oversee the International Space Station in orbit during the upcoming mission of the space shuttle Discovery. Delivery of the main element of Japan’s Kibo laboratory module—the largest pressurized module planned for the station—will bring the new Japanese control center at Tsukuba City into the communications loop in earnest, as controllers there work with ISS crewmembers to outfit the lab and begin running experiments. ...


You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "Japan Becomes Operational ISS Partner On Next Mission".


Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.


Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.