[FPSPACE] ISS flight day 1 secret crisis

Zeger Nuyens dokter.nuyens at telenet.be
Thu Sep 20 06:22:59 EDT 2018


So,Solovyov was not happy with the decision and decided to leave the 
crew and was replaced by Gidzenko. Is that correct?


On 09/20/2018 02:40 AM, JAMES E OBERG wrote:
>
> My understanding is on 3-person crews the mission commander was 
> automatically from the minority nation.
>
>
>> On September 19, 2018 at 8:39 AM Zeger Nuyens 
>> <dokter.nuyens at telenet.be> wrote:
>>
>> > Interestingly, Krikalyov was actually suggested by NASA in Jan 1996 > during the visit of the RKA 
>> team. As veteran of Mir and shuttle > missions, according to NASA, 
>> Krikalyov was a right Russian-crewmember > for the first ISS mission. 
>> The RKA team called Moscow and got a green > light to accept NASA’s 
>> proposal. There, they talked only of two > crewmembers – Krikalyov 
>> and Shepherd (5 years before their > missions). I do not have 
>> evidence that NASA suggested to the RKA team > Shepherd to be a 
>> commander of the ISS-1 mission. When Shepherd’s > commanding role was 
>> announced in Oct 1996 during the visit of NASA > delegation to 
>> Moscow, the only person who opposed that “proposal” was > Solovyov.
>>
>>
>> So if I understand this correctly,Solovyov was bypassed?
>>
>> Zeger
>
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