The International Space Station has been home to astronauts for 15 consecutive years, and the six that now call it home are celebrating today.
The current crew of the space station held a news conference about the milestone, starting 10 a.m. ET. They include:
- Station commander Scott Kelly of NASA.
- Flight engineer Kjell Lindgren of NASA.
- Flight engineers Mikhail Kornienko of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos).
- Flight engineer Oleg Kononenko of Roscosmos.
- Flight engineer Sergey Volkov of Roscosmos.
Expedition 1 arrived at the orbiting laboratory on Nov. 2, 2000, carrying commander William Shepherd of NASA, and cosmonauts Sergei Krikalev and Yuri Gidzenko of Roscosmos.
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