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Shuttles back into space

August 10 2005
09:28

Starting next shuttle Atlantis can be held in the twentieth of September. This was reported by a representative of NASA headquarters in Moscow, Phil Cleary, saying that starting a "window" to run it will open 22 to 25 September.

"Earlier, NASA is considering opening a" window "from 9 to 25 September, but now that we have to solve the problem with the foam insulation otletaniem shuttles during their launch" window "has shrunk - from 22 to 25 September," - he said.

According to Cleary, the flight of Discovery was a test. "It was the first regular flight, which opens the way for the resumption of shuttle flights program," - he said.

NASA representative also highlighted the contribution of Russia to maintain the health of the International Space Station, and promised that cooperation with Russia in space will continue. According to RIA Novosti.

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