Re: 13 Humans in space !

VideoCosmos (cosmos@space.accessnet.ru)
Sun, 9 Feb 1997 19:18:32 +0300 (MSK)

Dear Ian Porter,

At 11:59 09.02.1997 +1000, you wrote:
>If both STS-81 and the next Mir mission launch on time there will be 13
>human beings in space - is this a record ?

>Ian

STS-82, not STS-81.

13 persons is not a record. 12 persons were in space simultaneously
many times and 13 persons were already in orbit in 1995.

1990 Dec 02-10  --  12 persons:
Soyuz TM-10/EO-7:  Gennadiy Manakov, Gennadiy Strekalov
STS-35/ASTRO-1:  Vance Brande, Guy Gurdner, Jeffrey Hoffman, John Lounge,
                                   Robert Parker, Samuel Durrance, Ronald Parise
EO-8/Soyuz TM-11:  Viktor Afanasyev, Musa Manarov, Toyohiro Akiyama

1992 Mar 24-25  --  12 persons:
Soyuz TM-12/EO-10:  Sergey Krikalyov
Soyuz TM-13/EO-10:  Aleksandr Volkov
Soyuz TM-14/EO-11:  Aleksandr Viktorenko, Aleksandr Kaleri, Klaus-Dietrich Flade
STS-45/ATLAS-1:  Charles Bolden, Brian Duffy, Kathryn Sullivan, David Leestma,
                                  Michael Foale, Dirk Frimout, Byron Lichtenberg

1992 Jul 31-Aug 08  -- 12 persons:
Soyuz TM-14/EO-11:  Aleksandr Viktorenko, Aleksandr Kaleri
Soyuz TM-15/EO-12:  Anatoliy Solovyov, Sergey Avdeyev, Michel Tognini
STS-46/TSS:  Loren Shriver, Andrew Allen, Franklin Chang-Diaz, Claude Nicollier,
                         Marsha Ivins, Jeffrey Hoffman, Franco Malerba

1994 July 8-9  -- 12 persons:
Soyuz TM-18/EO-15:  Viktor Afanasyev, Yuri Usachov, Valeriy Polyakov
Soyuz TM-19/EO-16:  Yuri Malenchenko, Talgat Musabayev
STS-65/IML-2:  Robert Cabana, James Halsell, Richard Hieb, Carl Walz,
                            Leroy Chiao, Donald Tomas, Chiaki Mukai

1994 Oct 03-10 -- 12 persons:
Soyuz TM-18/EO-16:  Valeriy Polyakov
Soyuz TM-19/EO-16:  Yuri Malenchenko, Talgat Musabayev
STS-68/SRL-2:  Michael Baker, Terence Wilcutt, Steven Smith, Daniel Bursch,
                             Peter Wisoff, Thomas Jones
Soyuz TM-20/EO-17:  Aleksandr Viktorenko, Yelena Kondakova, Ulf Merbold

1995 Mar 14-18  --  13 persons:
Soyuz TM-18/EO-17:  Valeriy Polyakov
Soyuz TM-20/EO-17:  Aleksandr Viktorenko, Yelena Kondakova
STS-67/ASTRO-2:  Steven Oswald, William Gregory, John Grunsfeld, Wendy Lawrence,
                                   Tamara Jernigan, Samuel Durrance, Ronald
Parise
Soyuz TM-21/EO-18:  Vladimir Dezhurov, Gennadiy Strekalov, Norman Thagard

1996 Feb 22-29  --  12 persons:
Soyuz TM-22/EO-20:  Yuri Gidzenko, Sergey Avdeyev, Thomas Reiter
Soyuz TM-23/EO-21:  Yuri Onufriyenko, Yuri Usachov
STS-75/TSS-1R:  Andrew Allen, Scott Horowitz, Franklin Chang-Diaz, Maurizio
Cheli,
                                Jeffrey Hoffman, Scott Nicollier, Umberto
Guidoni

Igor Lissov
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VideoCosmos Co.
Moscow, Russia

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