PHOTO Janice Image Credit: What the Soyuz Descent Capsule looks like from inside.Image Credit: Janice Ponce de Leon/Gulf News Image Credit: Puzzles are played in the isolation chamberImage Credit: Janice Ponce de Leon/Gulf News Image Credit: At the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia, spaceflight participant
Hazzaa Ali Almansoori of the United Arab Emirates climbs aboard a Soyuz trainer during final crew qualification exams Aug.
Meir and her crewmates, Oleg Skripochka of the Russian space agency Roscosmos and Roscosmos spaceflight participant
Hazzaa Ali Almansoori of the United Arab Emirates' Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre, are scheduled to launch Sept.
"We absolutely do not want to rule out paying for research that could be done by an individual spaceflight participant
a a researcher or payload specialist a on these vehicles in the future," Garver said then.
[section]70102(17) (2010) (A spaceflight participant
is "an individual, who is not crew, carried within a launch vehicle or reentry vehicle.").
South Korean spaceflight participant
Yi So-yeon, a 29-year-old nanotechnology engineer, will return to Earth on April 19 with U.S.
Posey: Companies would like to utilize space support vehicles to train crews and spaceflight participants
by exposing them to the physiological effects encountered in spaceflight or conduct research in reduced gravity environments.
"We have been involved in a number of insurance transactions related to spaceflight participants
who have gone up on the Russian vehicles through Space Adventures," he said.
The necessarily reduced resource opportunities available to spaceflight participants
require this behavioral program technology to optimize the impact of resource access to ensure continued value to crewmembers over extended durations.
Space Adventures, which has transported seven tourists, also known as spaceflight participants
, to the International Space Station, announced in June 2008 an intention to fly two future customers to the ISS in 2011.