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PCO told me about the Victory Day on ISS

May 6 2007

In the Mission Control Center told how the ISS crew will celebrate the upcoming holiday. Now the station has two Russians and an American.

According to the press service Valery Lyndin MCC for Russian cosmonauts Fyodor Yurchikhin, Oleg Kotov and NASA astronaut Sunnis Williams, 9 May will be a day off.

"By agreement with the U.S. side of the astronauts can be on two national holiday. On our side it is Victory Day and Independence Day (June 12). From the U.S. - Memorial Day (28 May) and Independence Day (July 4). The holidays astronauts provided a day of rest ", - said Lyndin.

TsUPs the representative said that any experiments or technical servicing station on May 9 is not provided. Instead, the Russians will hold a session with their families and see movies.

Lyndin also noted that astronauts can not see the television broadcast of the victory parade in Red Square, as opposed to the Mir station, the ISS is not an option. On it informs " Interfax ".

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