[FPSPACE] ISS flight day 1 secret crisis

Zeger Nuyens dokter.nuyens at telenet.be
Tue Sep 18 11:42:34 EDT 2018


And that means we would have had to continue with the dangerous shuttle 
or no ISS at all?


On 09/18/2018 02:04 PM, JAMES E OBERG wrote:
>
> 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
>>
>
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