And then my chance really happened in 1996 when we added the second flight of the tether satellite.
At that point, there will be the handover between the shuttle arm and the station arm so that the shuttle… (read more)
But, what we need to get out of the first EVA is to have the arm completely unfolded and powered… (read more)
And not only that but... when the station is completed, there will be an international crew made of astronauts coming… (read more)
And since Italy was involved in the space station as well as signed an agreement with NASA. And when the… (read more)
And so, I will be probably, since I am not involved in all the activity, I will have some spare… (read more)
And so, in case we have contingencies and things that we cannot accomplish within the duration of the space walk,… (read more)
And the first flight of the tether satellite happened in '92, and I was the backup on that flight.