International Space Station crew members Oleg Kononenko and Sergei Volkov yesterday carried out a five-hour, 54-minute spacewalk (see pic) to install a docking target on the station's Zvezda service module as part of a programme to expand the station's parking capacity. Sergei Volkov and Oleg Kononenko during Tuesday's …
What's the limit of parking bays before they need to paint a wheelchair on one of them?
Welcome to the ISS space services car park
Up to 2 hours: FREE
3 hours: £75,000
4 hours: £85,000
It's just another step on the way to the ISS serving bacon sandwiches and warm bags of maltesers to space truckers.
"I'm sorry, Dave..."
(Insert obligatory reference to recalcitrant sentient computers and pod bay doors here.)
Them Russkies are taking over everything - they've got our gas our oil and our football. Now they are setting up the ISS for an invasion just as the Americans' attention is elsewhere. This is why they armed all those Afghanis some time back, they knew that in a few years the Americans would be pouring all their money in to weapons. That Bin Laden bloke? look at the beard - he's a Russian, first name is really Ivan not Bin. Next they will be coming down your highstreet in tanks, this is what you get when you let all those immigrants in - the next Russian truck up to the ISS will have 20 asylum seekers in it!
Mode = Red Dwarf...
Rimmer: 'That's it, I'm invoking All-Nations Agreement Article 39436175880932/B.'
Kryten: '39436175880932/B. "All nations attending the conference are only allocated one parking space." Is that entirely relevant sir? I mean, here we are, in mortal danger and you're worried about the Chinese delegates bringing two cars.'
Don't forget to double that for USD.
For the plumber to park up when he comes to fix the bog.
They'll be renaming it to Diso or Ross 154 soon.. Bring it on.... /me is a trucker.. cues up Space Trucking - DP
before one of those "space trucks" sports a McDonalds logo and carrying a fleet of spotty teen astronaut burger flippers?
Remember- the new module ups the Russkie parking to four spaces, while on the US side, they've got five empty spaces now, and after next year, they'll have the parking space count up to eight. ...and a lovely porch with a view.
US law says that the handicap space should be the closest to the door, but I don't know which entrance they'd count for that.
Re: Disabled bays
Once they have one is that when Stephen Hawking can go up?
As soon as they add the beach extension, you can be sure the Germans will enter the space race.