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Re: ISS Facing Shutdown as Soyuz Explodes on Liftoff

Hi JoAnne and All,

Esa sent a news about this flight. It will occur on October 30, 2002 only
two days later previous schedule.
All seems ok for the launch.
Here is the link to the page with the complete article by ESA:


Attention to the link, it can be truncated. Please copy entire link to your
browser address window.

 73  IK1SLD Claudio


----- Original Message -----
From: "JoAnne Maenpaa" <wb9jej@earthlink.net>
To: <sarex@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Saturday, October 26, 2002 7:38 PM
Subject: Re: [sarex] ISS Facing Shutdown as Soyuz Explodes on Liftoff

> Letting a little of ANS-300, which includes the info below, leak out:
> ** The Russian Space Agency announced on October 18 that the upcoming
> mission" to the International Space Station (ISS) will take place, despite
> an unrelated, unsuccessful launch of a different, unmanned version of the
> Soyuz rocket.  Russian officials emphasize that the manned version of the
> Soyuz rocket to be used for the upcoming launch from Baikonour, Kazahkstan
> is the safest in the world.  -- RSA Press Release
> 73 de JoAnne WB9JEJ
> ps - also this past week the RSA attributed the failure to a problem with
>      production part rather than a design flaw.

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