Status Report

Expedition One Update Scheduled for Thursday

By SpaceRef Editor
January 16, 2001
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Jeff Hanley, Lead Expedition One Flight Director, will
conduct a Mission Status Briefing at 4 p.m. EST, Thursday,
Jan. 18 to update reporters on the status of the Expedition
One crew.

Expedition One Commander Bill Shepherd, Pilot Yuri Gidzenko
and Flight Engineer Sergei Krikalev will have entered their
12th week in space, nearing the end of three months in orbit
aboard the international outpost. They will spend the next
few weeks continuing their preparations for the arrival of
Atlantis’ astronauts to attach the 15-ton U.S. Laboratory,
called Destiny, to the station.

The briefing will be broadcast live on NASA Television, with
multi-center question-and-answer capability available for
reporters at participating NASA centers.

NASA TV can be found on GE-2, Transponder 9C, vertical
polarization at 85 degrees West longitude, 3880 MHz, with
audio at 6.8 MHz.

SpaceRef staff editor.