Wired Magazine
Date: 2012-04-26
Author: David S. F. Portree

Article Mentions
Author, David S. F. Portree
Mentioned, Al Gore
Mentioned, Daniel Goldin
Mentioned, George H. W. Bush
Mentioned, Charles Vest
Mentioned, Viktor Chernomyrdin
Mentioned, William Clinton
Mentioned, The Source
wpautop enabled Conceptual NASA space station lifeboat, c.1992. Image: NASA.Kosmos 133, the first in the long line of Soyuz (Union) spacecraft, lifted off unmanned from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Central Asia on November 28, 1966. Its mission: to dock automatically with Kosmos 134, another unmanned Soyuz that was scheduled to be launched the following day.The new spacecraft included three modules. These were, from aft to fore, the cylindrical service module containing the spacecrafts main rocket engine; the cramped descent module, designed for land landing, which included the main control panel, heat shield, main and backup parachutes, soft-landing rockets, and three cosmonaut launch and landing couches; and, linked to the descent module by a h...(read more)
... wpautop enabled Conceptual NASA space station lifeboat, c.1992. Image: NASA.Kosmos 133, the first in the long line of Soyuz (Union) spacecraft, lifted off unmanned from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Central Asia on November 28, 1966. Its mission: to dock au ...
... On March 25, Gore appointed the Advisory Committee on the Redesign of the Space Station, chaired by MITs Charles Vest.That same month, in a letter to NASA Administrator Daniel Goldin, ...
... Russian Space Agency director Yuri Koptev and NPO Energia director Yuri Semenov proposed what would become the NASA station programs salvation: a merger of the financially strapped, politically troubled Freedom and Mir-2 programs. They proposed th ...


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