Space: August 10, 2000

Archives

: Alenia is nearing completion of the three Italian Multi-Purpose Logistics Modules for the International Space Station. Testing is to begin soon, and the first of the modules will be launched early next year. The current schedule of station component launches includes: July: Russian Zvesda service module launched by Russian booster. Sept 8: Shuttle delivers logistics components. Oct 5: Shuttle installs the Z1 truss, the ISS gyros, and the Pressurized Mating Adapter. Oct 30: Russian Soyuz delivers first station crew. Nov 30: Shuttle delivers larger solar arrays and radiators. Jan 2001: Shuttle delivers 32,000-pound US-built laboratory module code-named "Destiny". Feb: Shuttle delivers Italian module Leonardo and various cargo. March: Russian booster launches Russian-built docking compartment. April: Shuttle flight delivers Italian module Raffaello and the Canadian robot arm. --Stephen V Cole

 


Article Archive

Space: Current 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 


X

ad
0
20

Help Keep Us Soaring

We need your help! Our subscription base has slowly been dwindling. We need your help in reversing that trend. We would like to add 20 new subscribers this month.

Each month we count on your subscriptions or contributions. You can support us in the following ways:

  1. Make sure you spread the word about us. Two ways to do that are to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
  2. Subscribe to our daily newsletter. We’ll send the news to your email box, and you don’t have to come to the site unless you want to read columns or see photos.
  3. You can contribute to the health of StrategyPage. A contribution is not a donation that you can deduct at tax time, but a form of crowdfunding. We store none of your information when you contribute..
Subscribe   Contribute   Close