NASA: Expedition 28 Crew Departs Star City

Robby

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Expedition 28 crew members--Flight Engineer Satoshi Furukawa, left, Soyuz commander Sergei Volkov, center, and Flight Engineer Mike Fossum--answer reporters' questions during a press conference held on the grounds of the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center, Wednesday, May 25, 2011 in Star City, Russia. The crew later departed for Baikonur, Kazakhstan, in preparation for their June launch to the International Space Station. Image Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls (More at NASA Picture Of The Day)
 

Tom

An Old Friend
Which one?

Star City may refer to:
Places

Canada
Russia
United States
Philippines


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Tom

An Old Friend
I read somewhere NASA is announcing their new taxi. The article was about it getting a name...

{{edit}} Found it
http://www.sacbee.com/2011/05/24/3651263/lockheed-martin-statement-on-nasa.html

DENVER, May 24, 2011 -- /PRNewswire/ -- NASA's designation of the Orion crew exploration vehicle as the Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) provides our nation with a sound solution for deep space mission capability within the currently proposed budgets. This path forward will soon enable humans to venture out into the cosmos to explore and study interplanetary destinations never before seen or touched by mankind. NASA's commitment will ensure that our nation maintains a strong global leadership position in space exploration through a robust program designed to be safe, affordable and sustainable over the next several decades.
 
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