1958, September 16,
Jeb: “Knock knock”
Val: “Who’s there?”
Val: “Jeb who?”
Jeb: “Jeb, with actual food from the surface…”
Val: “Opening up right now! Glad to see that food, oh yeah and you all!”
That was the fun little scene which played out at about 500km above the Pacific earlier today, and the occasion was nothing other than the well deserved one year anniversary of the launching of the Friendship station. The current crew will be replaced, with a new crew, and the station will receive a maintenance overhaul, which will eventually lead to an upgrade of the life support systems some time around the Christmas.
We are happy to announce that after her debrief some recovery, Val will be joining use here in the studio for a talk about life above the clouds. So send you best questions and we will see if we can ask them.
The ISP where gracious in sending us a series of pictures taken early by Jeb “Spaceman” Kerman on a space walk around the station.
Also, in the news, we hear that the Kerbinians have broken a new “duration of stay in space” record, of 31 days. Our congratulations to Kerbinia for these first baby steps steps.
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