[FPSPACE] pressconference in Starcity
japio at dds.nl
Tue Apr 22 03:39:06 EDT 2008
Monday 21 at 12 hrs started the press conference in Starcity.
The spacetravellers looked okay but the girls had to be supported .
Like Peggy later explaained the first time in space she was more
stronger after return now she was weak in the muscles she told the
press. In answer to the question of using the Sojuz again espacially
when the shuttle retired she said that the Sojus is a trustwordy ship
and she would fly it any time again. About the landing Juri spoke tha
after landing they came out the capsule with help of locals who did
not understand where they cam from. He told the press that they looked
at the spacesuit like an alien thing. But they helped to pull out most
of the communication gear so he could caal the helicopters and direct
them to the place . He said soon they arrived and they put out the
The Korean told interesting things like doing experiments in the
Leonardo da Vinciship.She was thankfull to ESA in letting her use this
ship. She also told that she kept her promise of singing a song on
board , it was "fly me to the Moon"
Also Juri was asked about alcohol use on board . He was on board
during New Year and his birthday. He answered that no alcvohol is
allowed and they drank juice.
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