[FPSPACE] Serious contingency plans needed for loss [temporary or otherwise] of Russian ISS effort
popov.alexandre at gmail.com
Sat Apr 4 14:17:15 EDT 2015
Just thought that, perhaps, the following good news was out of your radar.
It has some answers on your questions. Isn't the news worth discussing?
Russia and the United States will work together on a roadmap to send humans
to Mars and the Moon, according to NASA Administrator Charles Bolden.
Russians and NASA Discuss Building a New Space Station
Please note, NASA's response to the reports is:
""We are pleased Roscosmos wants to continue full use of the International
Space Station through *2024* — a priority of ours — and expressed interest
in continuing international cooperation for human space exploration beyond
that. The United States is planning to lead a human mission to Mars in the
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On Sat, Apr 4, 2015 at 9:49 AM, Zeger Nuyens <dokter.nuyens at telenet.be>
> jamesoberg wrote:
> Your note is three days late, David. As you have remarked before, the
>> robustness of the partnership has exceeded my expectations, even as all the
>> original promises of it -- faster, cheaper, better -- failed. I did tell
>> you so.
> Didn't the promises of faster-cheaper-better failed on both sides?
> We now have to go with what we have. It is not what I wanted, it's what we
> have. So we will have to do with that. We can only hope private US
> companies get their act together so we can have independent manned access
> to the ISS once again any time soon.
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