Re: Naming the International Space Station
Mon, 21 Dec 1998 02:34:22 EST

On a related subject:

Perhaps I'm stating the obvious but maybe not obvious to all.  It was okay to
the names Zarya and ISS interchangeably when Zarya was the only component
in orbit.  But now since Zarya and Unity have been joined it can only be
properly ISS or I suppose Zarya/Unity or Unity/Zarya.  I suspect some less
careful people may tend to continue to call it Zarya.  But after they read
this, they won't.
<g> :-)

The International Space Station sounds okay to me.  It wouldn't surprise me if
that name ends up being *the* name.  Certainly the momentum is there already.

-- Jake Rees