Archive: Supplying Alpha

The Shuttle Years

The process of assembling the trusses and modules for Space Station Alpha continues. The Z-1 truss is hoisted aloft and connected to the Unity module. The Solar Array truss is prepared for activation, and the whole orbiting complex grows in shape and size. Marc Garneau (2000) is the first Canadian Mission Specialist to fly on the shuttle three times.
Aired:
Aug 08, 2006