[FPSPACE] ISS flight day 1 secret crisis

JAMES E OBERG jeoberg at comcast.net
Tue Sep 18 08:04:02 EDT 2018


During 3-crewmember ops the standard was the minority country guy was always the commander. 


If we HADN'T brought politics in, the Russian would never have been invited onto ISS. 

 

> On September 18, 2018 at 4:38 AM Space Fan <spaceflightnews at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> 
>     Mmm … Phillip Clark’s email didn’t make it to my inbox – could you repost it or forward it please Zeger? (Or Phillip.) Many thanks.
> 
>      
> 
>     (This seems to happen fairly often on the FPS mailing list i.e. an interesting thread develops but a post (or two) referred to within that thread doesn’t actually arrive. And yes, I have checked my spam folder!)
> 
>      
> 
>     Many thanks.
> 
>      
> 
>      
> 
>     From: FPSPACE [mailto:fpspace-bounces at mail.friends-partners.org] On Behalf Of Zeger Nuyens
>     Sent: 17 September 2018 11:38
>     To: fpspace at mail.friends-partners.org; phillipclark at btinternet.com
>     Subject: [FPSPACE] ISS flight day 1 secret crisis
> 
>      
> 
>     Phillip Clark wrote:
> 
>     > Bearing in mind the space experience of the original > Solovyov-Krikalyov-Shepherd crew at the time of the Soyuz-TM 31 > launch, to have Shepherd as ISS commander would have been nothing but > an insult to the vastly more experienced cosmonauts. Even the > compromise was an insult to Krikalyov. What experience did Shepherd > have in operating on board a space station, compared with Solovyov or > Krikalyov?
>     In my modest opinion it is never a good idea to mix politics with experience because the two just don't mix.
> 
>     Zeger
> 
 

> _______________________________________________
>     FPSPACE mailing list
>     FPSPACE at mail.friends-partners.org
>     http://lists.friends-partners.org/mailman/listinfo/fpspace
> 
 
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.friends-partners.org/pipermail/fpspace/attachments/20180918/2fe09260/attachment.html>


More information about the FPSPACE mailing list