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December 04, 2009

The tour

"Expedition 20 Flight Engineer Michael Barratt provides a 20-minute tour of the International Space Station, documenting the full 167 feet of the space station's pressurized modules."

Posted by Ghost of a flea at December 4, 2009 07:52 AM


Those guys need to learn how to reduce clutter and throw things out. That place is worse than the house of my great-aunt, the compulsive hoarder.

Posted by: Chris Taylor [TypeKey Profile Page] at December 4, 2009 08:30 AM

I was fascinated at the fly-bys of work spaces in low gravity; the orientation of monitors and such.

Posted by: Ghost of a flea [TypeKey Profile Page] at December 4, 2009 02:35 PM

That was an issue on Skylab. They deliberately planned some workstations with obvious up-down like on Earth and other that were more ambiguous. Pilot-astronauts vastly preferred the up-down workstations, while scientist-astronauts were more tolerant of the more ambiguous ones.

Posted by: JohnAnnArbor [TypeKey Profile Page] at December 4, 2009 09:35 PM