From: Unit 4 <UnitIV@Sputum.COM>
Date: Sun, Apr 29, 2001 12:39 AM
It had to happen sooner or later. There is someone buying
a ticket and
riding it into space. It's no saucer, but it's a start.
Hey Chaz, let's get to work on a multi-stage/multi-cluster/M
booster with a chair on top. I dunno if I'd rather sell tickets for it or
climb on top myself.
The hell I don't. "Let's light this candle." -- Al Shepard
On 27 Apr 2001 19:03:44 -0400, NASANews@hq.nasa.gov
}INFORMATION FOR REPORTERS COVERING SOYUZ 2 TAXI MISSION
} A Russian Soyuz 2 spacecraft is scheduled to lift off from Baikonur,
}Kazakhstan, April 28, at 3:37 a.m. EDT, on its journey to the International
}Space Station. The new Soyuz will replace the current Soyuz lifeboat, which has
}been docked with the space station since November.
}The Soyuz crew members include Commander Talgat A. Musabaev, Soyuz
}Flight Engineer Yuri M. Baturin and Dennis Tito, an American businessman.
}Tito is flying to the International Space Station as a paying, commercial
}passenger who has signed a contract with the Russian Aviation and Space
}Agency. NASA and its international partners have not been asked to participate
}in this commercial venture, nor have they contracted to provide any additional
}Public Affairs services during this flight.
Original file name: [FWD] Re- INFOR...ERING SOYUZ 2 - converted on Friday, 29 June 2001, 22:31
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