June 28, 2011
Expedition 1 flight engineer Sergei K. Krikalev reminisces for a brief moment during his visit aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour. Krikalev is on the mid deck in this scene. Now assigned to a three-month stint aboard the International Space Station (ISS), the cosmonaut and his two Expedition 1 crew mates enjoyed a reunion with the STS-97 astronauts on Flight Day 9. In his cosmonaut career Krikalev has been assigned duty on missions aboard the shuttle, ISS, and the Russian Aviation and Space Agency's space station Mir.
Topics: Disaster Accident, Human spaceflight, Spaceflight, Space exploration, Sergei K. Krikalev, Soyuz TM-7, Expedition 1, Sergei Krikalyov, STS-106, Russian Federal Space Agency, Astronaut