This picture shows Yuri Gidzenko working on computers in the Service module of the ISS. This picture was taken in December 2000 with a digital camera.
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ISS - Mission Accomplished
News story originally written on December 15, 2000
There's been a lot happening on the ISS (International Space Station)!
Last week, shuttle Endeavour delivered new solar arrays to the ISS.
Shuttle Atlantis will come in January to deliver the new lab module of the space station. Lots of new experiments will be done in this lab!
The shuttle Discovery will come to the ISS the first week of March. It will bring three new crew members that will stay for four months...and it will bring the three current residents of ISS home! Would you like to stay longer than four months on the space station?
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