Thursday, February 13 at 6:00pm to 9:00pm
El Segundo Public Library, Sue Carter Friends of the El Segundo Public Library Community Room (Downstairs) 111 W Mariposa Ave. El Segundo, CA 90245
This presentation describes how the US led the international cooperation between 16 nations, including Russia, in developing the International Space Station (ISS), which has been continuously occupied for two decades. Not a description of detailed construction history, this talk focuses on the challenges of culture, language, and technical approaches in developing ISS training, operations, and safety for astronauts and cosmonauts. Information about NASA and commercial programs for crew transportation, Moon, Mars, and space tourism will be included.