Archive: The Trouble with Cargo

The Shuttle Years

The shuttle astronauts encounter several problems in orbit, as they capture and repair the INTELSAT satellite, test out a new tethered satellite concept, and conduct life sciences experiments inside Spacelab. The intrepid space walkers also expand their knowledge of extra vehicular activities and test new space station construction techniques. Then the third of eight Canadian astronauts, Steve Maclean (1992), participates in this grand engineering project.
Aired:
Nov 09, 2006