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BigJim
2003-Apr-21, 02:30 AM
Does anyone know where, online or on TV, I can watch the Expedition Seven Soyuz launch?

ToSeek
2003-Apr-21, 02:48 AM
NASA TV (http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/index.html) will be covering it. You can watch it over the Web (get in early to avoid the rush) or if you have an accommodating satellite or cable TV service.

nexus
2003-Apr-21, 02:51 AM
When does it launch?

ToSeek
2003-Apr-21, 02:04 PM
When does it launch?

11:50 pm EDT, April 25.

BigJim
2003-Apr-21, 04:20 PM
What about other, Delta/Titan/Atlas type launches?

ToSeek
2003-Apr-21, 04:48 PM
What about other, Delta/Titan/Atlas type launches?

Pick a channel (http://science.ksc.nasa.gov/shuttle/countdown/video/)

BigJim
2003-Apr-21, 05:12 PM
Oh, wow. Thanks. 8)

ToSeek
2003-Apr-25, 04:35 PM
Remember, the launch is tonight, just before midnight EDT.

BigJim
2003-Apr-25, 05:42 PM
Everyobdy watch it! It should be a blast! And a suggestion for the BA if you see this thread - why don't you post the launch dates for upcoming mission on the site?

ToSeek
2003-Apr-26, 04:03 AM
CNN covered it as well, though they were yammering so much I ended up going back to the webcast version.

The cosmonauts looked almost bored.

BigJim
2003-Apr-26, 03:35 PM
You noticed that, too. I was wondering whether they were bored to death or just concentrating. I'm amazed that CNN covered it. Was it just becuase of Columbia?

ToSeek
2003-Apr-27, 01:11 AM
You noticed that, too. I was wondering whether they were bored to death or just concentrating. I'm amazed that CNN covered it. Was it just becuase of Columbia?

Maybe because there was an American on board.

Tuckerfan
2003-Apr-27, 02:07 AM
You noticed that, too. I was wondering whether they were bored to death or just concentrating. They were listening to the CNN feed as well. That's why they were bored. ;) I'm fairly certain that the reason CNN covered it was because of Columbia and there was an American onboard.

ToSeek
2003-Apr-28, 04:19 PM
The astronauts have arrived at ISS (http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewsr.html?pid=8998)

ToSeek
2003-Apr-28, 04:46 PM
APOD shows the Soyuz rocket enroute to the pad (http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap030428.html)

David Hall
2003-Apr-29, 03:20 AM
Hmm, interesting that they transport their rockets horizontally instead of standing vertically like NASA does.

BigJim
2003-Apr-29, 11:20 PM
They have always done that- I think it is because it allows them to use ordinary railroads (or only slightly modified) instead of having to build crawlers and a special crawlerway. Our rockets are also much larger than most of theirs, so we need the crawler to support the weight. Anyone know more?

ToSeek
2003-May-02, 04:49 PM
Expedition 6 crew to land in Soyuz Saturday evening (EDT) (http://www.floridatoday.com/journal/050303soyuz.htm)

ToSeek
2003-May-03, 06:23 PM
A bumpy landing expected for the astronauts (http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewnews.html?id=814)

This is the first time astronauts have used a Soyuz to return to Earth. It's not as smooth a ride as the shuttle.

ToSeek
2003-May-05, 01:20 AM
Soyuz lands off-target but safely (http://www.cnn.com/2003/TECH/space/05/04/soyuz.homecoming/index.html)

ToSeek
2003-May-07, 04:59 PM
Engineers blame software for off-target landing (http://www.newscientist.com/news/news.jsp?id=ns99993697)