Happy 10th anniversary ISS!

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Happy 10th anniversary ISS!

Postby Boomerang » Thu Nov 20, 2008 12:30 pm

Hard to believe but it was ten years ago today that the Russian Zarya module launched aboard a Russian Proton booster. This began the construction of the ISS. Unity would join Zarya in orbit aboard STS-88 about a month later.

I remember it well just because after years of following the space program and hearing about the future space station it was great to see it finaly go up.
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Postby SpaceCanada » Fri Nov 21, 2008 9:38 am

Wow, I remember watching those first few missions ever so closely. It was all the rage at Space Camp too - the NEW ISS. I still have a bunch of books from those first few years that have the completion of the ISS scheduled for 2005, I think, maybe earlier.

It's been quite a journey. Happy birthday ISS!
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Postby shenandoah04 » Sat Nov 22, 2008 11:08 am

Wow, it's been that long? I feel old now (I'm 22)!
Happy 10th, ISS! :-)
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