[FPSPACE] ISS Life Support Now "No-Fault Tolerant" (Next Failure Means Evacuation)?
Sat, 16 Dec 2000 12:59:25 EST
NASA: "We weren't counting on multiple failures." JimO: What was it they said
they had learned from Russian experience? Boy, do we miss the cargo on that
cancelled Progress mission now.
Station crew awaits spare parts for air scrubber // December 16, 2000
BY WILLIAM HARWOOD, SPACEFLIGHT NOW
The international space station's air purification system is working
smoothly, NASA's lead flight director said Friday. But unexpected equipment
failures during the crew's first six weeks in space have left the astronauts
just one failure away from a possible forced evacuation.