Introducing some of the scientific experiments conducted inside Spacelab, the Shuttle's microgravity medical laboratory, and inside the International Microgravity Laboratory. Also, a look at the in-orbit launching of Ulysses, set to explore the polar region of the sun, and the testing of new space walking procedures, vital for building Space Station Alpha. Profiling Roberta Bondar (1992), the second of eight Canadian astronauts and the first Canadian woman in space.
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Nov 09, 2006